Marchesi di Gresy

39 0173 635221 Via Rabaja
Barbaresco, 43 12050
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Alberto di Grésy was born in Milan on June 1, 1952, where he completed his studies and graduated from the Bocconi University with a Doctorate in Business Administration. Growing up with a passion for the land and the wine, he spent many weekends and most of his summer vacations at Villa Giulia. This 19th century hunting lodge, built by his grandfather, Carlo, is located on the hill called Monte Aribaldo in the heart of the Piedmont region. He supervised the agricultural operations of the family estates and concluded early on that he didn't want to limit himself to selling the grapes from his vineyards to the finest wine producers in the area as was the tradition in the Langhe. In 1973 Alberto di Grésy began vinifying his own wine: his objective was to produce wine with the best available technology while respecting tradition, and to transfer as much as possible of the character and personality of the terrain vineyard site, and varietal into the bottle. – Description from Kursulla

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  • In the context of prices being demanded and met by so many over-hyped ...;Marchesi di Gresy 1978 Barbaresco Martinenga  |  1 in stock  |  $179.99 Marchesi di Gresy 1979 Barbaresco Martinenga  |  2 in stock  |  $99.99 Marchesi di Gresy 1982 Barbaresco Martinenga Gaiun   |  5 in stock  |  $159.99 Marchesi di Gresy 1985 Barbaresco Martinenga Camp ... Read More

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  • Emark, I was being tongue in cheek, of course.  I think those flash sites ... ... his importer.  Marchesi di Gresy and Fontanafredda are the only ones who own chunks of it.  Here's a picture of the commune of Barolo from the vineyard:I didn't take that photo, credits to Wine Hunter.Fontanfredda is a big manufacturer, was owned by a financial ... Read More

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  • Names have been drawn at random and PM's have been sent to everyone. You have 2 weeks to get the wine shipped. Everyone should have their package in hand by no later than. November 28th.if you are new at this and need some tips just PM Secret Santa and I will do my best to answer all your questions.Wines are being shipped and received.Participan... Read More

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  • Marchesi di Gresy Barbera d'Asti 2012

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    Enjoyed at Arnaud's New Orleans, paired well enough with the French-Creole cuisine. Read More

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  • Perhaps we could use a place to share recent purchases...Here are some '12 Burlotto Langhe Nebbiolo, which came highly recommended from a trusted friend who just got back from a month in Italy. I'm not seeing many available in the States quite yet, but was happy to find these locally. Read More

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  • Barbera, when you ask most people their initial reaction to the name might ... ... dirt here. 88pts 2008 Marchesi di Gresy Barbera d'Asti $24 Sandy soils lends brighter acidity, 7500 btls All barrique at first, 35% new, then a year in botte Sweet wood on the nose is quite pronounced with toasty spice followed by hints of a little fish sauce, a... Read More

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  • Marchesi di Gresy Barbera d'Asti 2011

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    A little sweet, floral, and red fruited on the nose this shows a touch of savory wood as well. Rather sweet/tart on entry with a nice silky feel, theres a little black raspberry early on the palate, followed by a black fruited, smooth mid-palate with some black spice that pops on the backend and leads to a moderately long finish showing a small... Read More

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  • Marchesi di Gresy Barbera d'Asti 2008

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    Sandy soils lends brighter acidity, 7500 btls All barrique at first, 35% new, then a year in botte Sweet wood on the nose is quite pronounced with toasty spice followed by hints of a little fish sauce, a little gummy candy, a little sweet violet pastille, a little beef and some charry aromas. A bit unusual and tight but complex. Rich on entry th... Read More

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  • Marchesi di Gresy Nebbiolo Martinenga 2012

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    I don't understand the WS rating at all. This wine is thin, almost watery. Read More

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  • On my recent visit to Piedmont I included five producers in the neighboring ... state of Barbaresco today.Marchesi di GresyCantina del PinoProduttori del BarbarescoRivella SerafinoCascina delle Rose My first visit was at the Martinenga estate of the Marchesi di Gresy. These are well known and well regarded wines that come from an excellent slo... Read More

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  • A friend brought a bottle of Camp Gros Martinenga Barbaesco 1998 for me in Barbados the West Indies. I am a lover fine Red Wine and I must say that this bottle is one of the best Red Wines I have ever tasted I was told to remove the cork for an hour before pouring and it worked perfectly ,It was very smootrh and delicate at the same time yet...

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