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2005 Barbera d’Alba Superior -92pts From a select vineyard with full southern exposure at the base of the Merenda hill originally produced in 1997 but now also includes a bit of fruit from the Sangallo vineyard from just under the Castello in Barolo. ...
Full west piece of Merenda, less sand, fresh hill that comes Vergne, more sand across the way in Merenda Barrels for malo, bottled in september A hint of cherry wood spice greets the nose which is very fragrant, pure , high toned and complex with n...
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History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...
History of the grape: The name means “little sweet one” in Italian. Dolcetto, along with Barbera and Nebbiolo is one ...
History of the grape: Two schools of thought exist as to the origins of Nebbiolo (which means “little fog” either for...
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To welcome fall, and without a doubt the season has arrived, like clockwork, ... the palate. 92pts 2012 Scarzello Langhe Nebbiolo $30 Full west piece of Merenda, less sand, fresh hill that comes Vergne, more sand across the way in Merenda Barrels for malo, bottled in september A hint of cherry wood spice greets the nose which is very fragrant,... Read More
Full west piece of Merenda, less sand, fresh hill that comes Vergne, more sand across the way in Merenda Barrels for malo, bottled in september A hint of cherry wood spice greets the nose which is very fragrant, pure , high toned and complex with nuanced women's perfume and rose petal aromas. Light and elegant on entry, this then turns pretty ... Read More
I got so excited about dolcetto this year, see my report on The Return of ... ... the quality here. 92pts2010 Scarzello Barbera d'Alba Superiore $NA18 months of botte, a piece. 80% comes from Piagallo, historically a Barbera vineyard, the rest the lower part of Merenda, Merenda contributes body, Piagallo freshness and salt, mineral,Huge macera... Read More
18 months of botte, a piece. 80% comes from Piagallo, historically a Barbera vineyard, the rest the lower part of Merenda, Merenda contributes body, Piagallo freshness and salt, mineral,Huge macerated herbs greet the nose along with notes of camphor, chalk, a hint of cocoa, and very complex, clear, and firm hints of blackberry with a little crea... Read More
Wiry, herbal, a bit of Bovril, amaro, amaretti, bright, refreshing mouth, not really fruit but with complexity. Dark and spicy, earthy, nice crisp tannins, long savory finish, already quite approachable, nice herbal/savory finale. (86-87pts) Read More
Nutty, smoky soil, dried fireplace, not fruit-driven, complex, rosehips, sandalwood and a touch of quinine, camphor, soft on entry, nice core of savory fruit. Really nice layered flavors of leather, roasted nut meats, soil, licorice, even some coffee aromas in the mouth, but a bit soft. Ripe tannins, nice follow-through, dried floral tones and a... Read More
While today's topic may seem a bit confusing, it really is quite simple. The ... ... MascarelloGuseppe RinaldiScarzello 2006 Barolo of BaroloDisclaimer: These wines were tasted blind in a mass tasting of about 80 wines over four hours. These are simply first impressions of these wines. Being young Barolo, and from a tough vintage, these were d... Read More
I was invited to a tasting meant for restaurant managers, somms, etc., to ... ... Querciola Dolcetto d'Alba Scarzello 2007La Querciola Langhe Rosso Barilin 2005La Querciola Barolo Donna Bianca 2004Hilberg Barbera d'Alba Superiore 2005Hilberg Nebbiolo d'Alba 2005La Sala Chianti Classico 2007La Sala Chianti Classico Riserva 2004 Collemattoni Bru... Read More
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A classic aromatic array of cherries in alcohol, earth, leather and dried grass is followed by a wine that seems a bit fluid in the mouth with soft tannins and solid acidity making for a very approachable wine with lovely purity to the cherry fruit but lacking a bit of definition. 90pts Read More
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