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Luciano Sandrone Barolo Cannubi Boschis 2011 1.5Ltr

Rated 97 - The single-vineyard 2010 Barolo Cannubi Boschis speaks in confident tones at high volumes. First produced in 1985, Cannubi Boschis is...
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Luciano Sandrone Barolo Cannubi Boschis 2011 750ml

Rated 95 - Luciano Sandrone's 2011 Barolo Cannubi Boschis is shaping up to be one of the protagonists of the vintage. I say 'shaping up' because...
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Luciano Sandrone Barolo Le Vigne 2011 1.5Ltr

Rated 96 - Sandrone's 2011 Barolo Le Vigne is sweet, silky and exceptionally polished in the glass. Sweet floral notes, bright red berries, subtle...
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Luciano Sandrone Barolo Le Vigne 2011 750ml

Rated 96 - Sandrone's 2011 Barolo Le Vigne is sweet, silky and exceptionally polished in the glass. Sweet floral notes, bright red berries, subtle...
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Luigi Pira Barolo Serralunga 2011 750ml

Rated 88-90 - Pira's 2011 Barolo Serralunga is rich, ample and textured in the glass, with softer tannins than is normally the case. Silky and...
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Marchesi Di Barolo Barolo Cannubi 2010 750ml

Rated 95 - From Barolo's most celebrated (and recently expanded) single-vineyard, the 2010 Barolo Cannubi is a deeply floral and elegant expression...
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Marchesi Di Barolo Barolo Coste Di Rose 2010 750ml

Rated 96 - #79 Top 100, 2104 - An impressive red with layers of soft and velvety fruit with blueberry and hazelnut character. Coco too. Full body,...
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Marchesi Di Barolo Barolo Del Comune Di Barolo 2010 750ml

Rated 95 - This is deep and layered with beautiful ripe fruit of berries and strawberries with hints of flowers. A flinty undertone. Full body,...
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Marchesi Di Barolo Barolo Sarmassa 2010 750ml

Rated 93+ - Benefitting from southeast exposures, the 2010 Barolo Sarmassa is a deeply layered and concentrated wine with immediate aromas of...
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Marchesi Di Barolo Barolo Tradizone 2010 750ml

Rated 92 - The 2010 Barolo delivers a great sense of textural richness and elegance that is reinforced by the silky nature of the mouthfeel. Bright...
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Marchesi Di Barolo Sarmassa 2007 750ml

Rated 92 - The 2007 Barolo Sarmassa comes across as a bit more ethereal than the Cannubi tasted alongside it. It is a little less developed in...
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Marengo Barolo Brunate 2010 1.5Ltr

Rated 94 - Dark red cherries, plums, smoke, licorice and violets burst from the glass in the 2010 Barolo Brunate. Translucent, transparent, yet...
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Marengo Barolo Brunate 2011 750ml

Rated 93 - The 2011 Barolo Brunate is dark, powerful and muscular in style, quite a contrast to the decidedly more feminine Bricco Viole. Some of...
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Marziano Abbona Barolo Pressenda 2008 750ml

Rated 93 - The 2008 Barolo Pressenda is considerably richer and deeper than the Terlo Ravera. A darker profile of black cherries, plums, incense,...
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Marziano Abbona Barolo Pressenda 2009 375ml

Rated 92 - The 2009 Barolo Pressenda has a little more energy and tannin than the Terlo Ravera, which helps brighten the flavors. Nuanced and...
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Marziano Abbona Barolo Pressenda 2010 750ml

Rated 96 - A wine with beautiful depth of fruit and richness with floral and berry character. Such purity. Full body, with fabulous concentration...

Barolo Nebbiolo

The beautiful hilly sub-region of Barolo in Italy's legendary wine region of Piedmont is an extremely special place, and is said by many to be the home of Italy's greatest red wines. The lush, green hills are regularly covered with mists, which help to temper the otherwise hot and sunny weather, and thus slow the ripening process of the fine Nebbiolo grapes which thrive there. For thousands of years, this part of Italy has been responsible for producing wines of exquisite character and flavour, and little has changed in the twenty-first century. Traditional methods sit comfortably alongside modern techniques, and the results are rarely anything short of splendid, thanks to the dedication the local wine-makers have to supreme quality always coming before quantity.
The Nebbiolo grape varietal is widely understood to be the fruit responsible for Italy's finest aged wines. However, its popularity and reliability as a grape which gives out outstanding flavors and aromas has led it to be planted in many countries around the world, with much success. These purple grapes are distinguishable by the fact that they take on a milky dust as they begin to reach maturity, leading many to claim that this is the reason for their unusual name, which means 'fog' in Italian. Nebbiolo grapes produce wines which have a wide range of beautiful and fascinating flavors, the most common of which are rich, dark and complex, such as violet, truffle, tobacco and prunes. They are generally aged for many years to balance out their characteristics, as their natural tannin levels tend to be very high.