|Winery:||Rocche dei Manzoni|
|Region:||Italy » Piemonte » Barbaresco » Alba » Barbera d'Alba|
Rocche dei Manzoni
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Varietals Produced by Rocche dei Manzoni View all
History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...
“With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...
History of the grape: The name means “little sweet one” in Italian. Dolcetto, along with Barbera and Nebbiolo is one ...
Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...
History of the grape: Two schools of thought exist as to the origins of Nebbiolo (which means “little fog” either for...
British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...
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Didn't appreciate this well, just because the Montevetrano was so intense. But this was lovely and light and yet full-bodied. Read More
Classic expression of Nebbiolo. Nary a trace of oak in sight, but so well supplemented by tannins that cling like newborn child to mother. Barnyard funky rose fruit fun awaits. Read More
While this tasting predates my tasting of 1980 Barolo by more than a year, I ... I ... perfumed like the Rocche dei Manzoni, with lots of floral character. Lovely entry with a nice underlay of sweetness rounding out the rather bright, succulent, pretty strawberry notes on the palate. There’s real clarity here and nice lift through the moderat... Read More
At decanting: warm, Beefy and ketchup on the nose with a certain sweetness. Quite Burgundian in the mouth with forest floor and faint red fruit flavors. Wow, man meets woman, lots of cigar box, ash and perfume on the nose makes this very interesting and attractive to smell. While very smooth and well layered texturally, this shows a real high ac... Read More
At decanting: fabulous roses, cigar butt, and roasted strawberries! Very perfumed like the Rocche dei Manzoni, with lots of floral character. Lovely entry with a nice underlay of sweetness rounding out the rather bright, succulent, pretty strawberry notes on the palate. Theres real clarity here and nice lift through the moderately long finish. A... Read More
Here’s an article that had a slim chance of being written. Pull together ... ... Valentino Migliorini at Rocche dei Manzoni was a few vintages in to his enthusiastic use of barriques of French oak for ageing instead of the more traditional large format botte of Slavonian oak, yet the Barolo Boys were just a figment of imagination, a year or t... Read More
It has been some four years since I last took a look at 1989 Barolo in any ... ... retail about five years agoRocche dei Manzoni Riserva 93pts - purchased on releaseVietti Villero Riserva 93+ptsAldo Conterno Cicala 93ptsProduttori del Barbaresco Ovello 92pts - purchased on releaseGiuseppe Rinaldi Brunate Riserva 89+ptsCascina Bruni Vigna Batis... Read More
I have a good memory and as with most people it is particularly astute when ... not be entirely true. The Rocche dei manzoni Riservas from 1978 and 1982 are credited with being some of the first fully barriqued wines and they turned out splendidly, though the current releases from Rocche dei Manzoni seem to be wildly over-oaked. Or perhaps the... Read More
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Nice notes of sweet spice & tea on the nose, with black cherry and some forest floor. More black cherry on the palate, with grilled meat, and some brown sugar. Sweet chewy tannins, and a long brambly finish. 90 Pts. Read More
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