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Size750MLVintage2009SKU20630Beautiful red berry fruit together with roses and ripe tannins, in short, a great cool weather Nebbiolo. This shares a similar weight to Pinot Noir it hails from Northwestern Piedmont.
Size750MLVintage2013SKU21289Deeply colored, intensely scented wines with ripe, fruity flavors and a sense of elegance rare for this part of the world. Rosanna is a sparkling, bone-dry ros? of Nebbiolo, vinified in the method of champagne. It
Size750MLVintage2010SKU15019Sweet floral aromatics emerge from the Gattinara. This deceptively medium-bodied wine shows good depth in its red fruit, but at times comes across as a touch fragile and fleeting. Nevertheless, it is an attractive, representative Gattinara well-suited for drinking over the next few years.
Size750MLVintage2008SKU18510This beautiful showing of Nebbiolo sees 30 months in large French oak botti and then 9 months in the bottle. It has ruby red with garnet reflections and an intense nose of fresh fruit with an undertone of balsamic and spices. On the palate it has excellent structure with soft, balance tannins. This will go great with red meats, game, fowl and aged cheese.
Size750MLVintage1998SKU21190Gattinara is a 100% Nebbiolo wine produced only in the town of Gattinara, on the western side of the River Sesia, The grapes are handpicked in the first half of October and they are vinified in large cement tanks. The wine matures for at least 2 years in large oak barrels. It takes a few years in the bottle to fully develop its potential. The wine is austere and elegant, with a large and complex aroma, gentle and deep on the palate.
WS90ptsSize750MLVintage2000SKU7722Very, very fruity, with plum, blackberry and cherry. Full-bodied, with velvety tannins and a medium finish. Straightforward and clean. 2,000 cases made. 90pts Wine Spectator (2000)
Size750MLVintage2011SKU21639Seductive aromas of fresh cherries and strawberries, which are followed by freshly crushed floral, licorice, smoke and hints of mint. This is beautifully structured and layered, ending with a long and polished finish which leaves behind a mouthful of juicy red fruits lingering. This is already quite appealing, and should only continue to get better as it develops.
Size750MLVintage2009SKU17133This shows Nebbiolo in its glorious infancy, with tight aromas of currant and wild berry followed by background tones of tar, licorice and softly toasted spice. The tannins are firm and will soften with a few more years of aging. Well worth the price if you have the patience.
Size750MLVintage2012SKU21497Red-garnet color, among the elegant aromas of ripe fruit notes appear thin licorice, dried ginger, skin and wild rose hips. Very elegant, slightly spicy taste of wine with top notes of red fruit and soft tannins decorated with delicate shades of mineral and floral.
WA93Size750MLVintage2003SKU12904The wine bursts from the glass with a core of primary dark red fruit that caresses the palate with notable depth, richness and weight. This is a striking 2003 Barolo that bridges traditional and modern style with remarkable grace. 93 Wine Advocate (2003)
Size750MLVintage2009SKU20340After decanting the fragrance opens with sharp rose-like tones and weak fruit marked sweetness. The taste starts with a soft light feeling, but develops gradually a violent force, which spread around the whole mouth. The color is light and almost transparent with clear pink edge.
Size750MLVintage1998SKU11515Well structured and hansomely endowed, this one has Mascarello's signature all over it, and no wonder, Sandro Fantino spent many years as Bartolo's winemaker. Classicly styled with firm tannins and just a hint of oak.
WA91Size750MLVintage2001SKU15151Fantino's ethereal 2001 Barolo Dardi offers a delicate, balsamic nose typical of Bussia, along with sweet fruit, spice, mineral and toasted oak notes on a classic, medium bodied frame that bridges traditional and modern styles. It will benefit from a few additional years of cellaring and should drink well to age 20. 91pts Wine Spectator (2001)
Size750MLVintage2010SKU21948Intense red color. Full, rich with berries and floral notes as well as aromas of licorice, dried herbs and spices. Solid structure and a rich softness as well as a lingering finish.
Size750MLVintage2006SKU18087The 2006 Barolo Vigna Rionda is somewhat shut down and imposing at this stage, perhaps as a result of its recent bottling. With time in the glass, the wines inner sweetness gradually emerges, providing a hint of what will develop over the next few years. This is a promising Barolo from Roagna. (2006)
WA94+Size750MLVintage2007SKU18083Sweet dark cherries, menthol, pine, minerals and flowers are some of the notes that flesh out in the glass. The 2007 is a striking Santo Stefano di Perno loaded with site specific detail but with an extra layer of richness that is the signature of the year. Clean, mineral notes frame the energetic, vibrant finish. 94+pts Wine Advocate (2007)
Size750MLVintage1999SKU14844Absolutely gorgeous on the palate, offering rich sensations of sweet black cherry fruit and well-integrated oak, with excellent persistence and freshness on the finish. A remarkable wine of great balance, elegance, and harmony. 93pts Antonio Galloni-Wine Advocate (1999)
WA93Size750MLVintage2000SKU7277Pianpolvere Soprano's 2000 Barolo Bussia Riserva is a terrific wine. It possesses gorgeous inner perfume to its ripe fruit, spices and sweet toasted oak. It is a beautiful, approachable Barolo to enjoy now and over the next decade or so. 93 Points Wine Advocate (2000)
WA96Size750MLVintage2006SKU13621Mascarello's 2006 Barolo boasts great purity and density in a round, harmonious expression of fruit that emerges from a mid-weight frame. Silky tannins frame the intensely fragrant, dark red fruit as this exceptionally elegant, refined Barolo shows off its pedigree. 96pts Wine Advocate (2006)
WA94ptsSize750MLVintage2005SKU12514Gorgeous aromas of crushed flowers, raspberries and sweet spices emerge from this medium bodied yet deep Barolo. With time in the glass, the wine's inner perfume becomes increasingly captivating. 94pts Wine Advocate (2005)
Size750MLVintage2010SKU21590The 2010 Brunello di Montalcino Rennina is distinctly powerful and savory in this vintage. Initially quite reticent, the 2010 blossoms with air as the aromatics release and the tannins start to soften. There is a lot going on in this striking, highly nuanced Brunello from the Gaja family. 97pts WA
IWC95Size750MLVintage2001SKU2902Good medium red. Exotic aromas of redcurrant liqueur, flowers, minerals, brown spices and mint. Silky and suave on entry, then bright and fine-grained in the middle, with terrific energy. Velvety-smooth but not quite thick. The longest of these 2001s today, building inexorably, with the very fine tannins spreading out horizontally to saturate the palate. 95 Points Stephen Tanzer (2001)
WS98Size750MLVintage2000SKU859This is really seductive on the nose, with Indian spices, blackberries, plums and cedar. Turns to flowers. Full-bodied, with layers of gorgeous ripe tannins and loads of ripe fruit. 98pts Wine Spectator (2000)
WS96Size750MLVintage2001SKU2899A plummy wine, with hints of cedar. Full-bodied, with fine tannins and a pretty plum and mineral aftertaste. Long and silky. Very fine, yet compacted and powerful. Solid as a rock. Brunate is always great in top years. 96points Wine Spectator (2001)
Size1.5LVintage2006SKU18085The 2006 Barolo Cannubbio is fabulous. Roses, sweet spices, dark cherries, minerals and licorice are some of the notes that emerge from this deceptively medium-bodied Barolo. Rinaldi's Cannubbio captures the floral qualities of Nebbiolo but with surprising muscle to back things up. 94pts Wine Advocate (2006)