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Ascheri Barolo Pisapola 2011 750ml

Rated 92 - The 2011 Barolo Pisapola is an impressive wine from the Verduno township that has performed very nicely this vintage. It presents tight...
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Ascheri Barolo Sorano 2011 750ml

Rated 91 - The 2011 Barolo Sorano is a bold and determined wine with fruit sourced in Serralunga d'Alba. The style is big and thick with dense...
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Ascheri Barolo Sorano Coste & Bricco 2010 750ml

Rated 92 - This has the purity, elegance and precision of the vintage, offering cherry, strawberry, floral and spice aromas and flavors, with an...
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Attilio Ghisolfi Barolo Riserva Fantini 2007 750ml

Rated 94 - Seductive, with licorice, mulled cherry and spice aromas and flavors leading the way, combining style with plenty of muscle and...
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Azelia Barolo 2004 750ml

Rated 92 - Pure blackberry and violet on the nose. Full-bodied, with beautiful ripe fruit flavors. This has ripe, round tannins, yet it's balanced...
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Beni Di Batasiolo Barolo 2011 750ml

Rated 90 - Very pretty Barolo with soft and silky tannins, walnut, cedar and plum character. Medium to full body. Juicy finish. Savory and...
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Boroli Barolo 2010 750ml

Rated 91 - Elegant and perfumed with a fresh-strawberry and rose aroma. Aromatic, mineral, savory, silky, elegant and layered. This is all about...
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Boroli Barolo Cerequio 2007 750ml

Rated 90 - The 2007 Barolo Cerequio flows with sweet red cherries, licorice, flowers and mint. It shows gorgeous textural finesse and elegance to...
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Boroli Barolo Villero 2007 750ml

Rated 92 - The 2007 Barolo Villero is quite a bit more muscular than the Cerequio. It also appears to have handled the consistent warmth of the...
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Bruno Giacosa Barolo Falletto 2011 750ml

Rated 97 - The subtle and complex aromas are mesmerizing here in this famous Barolo with strawberries, red roses, citrus and fresh walnuts. It's...

Barolo Nebbiolo Piedmont

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.
Situated in the north-western part of Italy, the region of Piedmont is known worldwide and is highly respected for the quality of the wines produced there. Many of the most successful sub-regions in Piedmont produce many of the world's finest red wines, such as those made from the excellent Nebbiolo grape varietal in areas such as Barolo and Barbaresco. However, the historic wineries which typify this region use a relatively wide variety of grapes, including Dolcetto and Barbera for their red wines, which are typically aged and have a delightful velvety character. Piedmont isn't all about beautifully complex red wines, though, as it is also famed for high quality, elegant sparkling wines, notably the Asti wines made with the white Moscato grape. The region benefits from a range of terroirs which are often well expressed in the sparkling wines, and a wonderfully consistent climate ideal for vineyard cultivation.