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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 Barbaresco Asili Falletto 2012 750ml

Rated 93 - Enticing flavors of cherry, strawberry, eucalyptus and underbrush mark this elegant, firm red. Tightly wound for now and just hinting at...
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Bruno Giacosa Barbaresco Santo Stefano 2011 750ml

Rated 93 - Graphite, floral, cherry, licorice and tobacco aromas and flavors abound in this firm, muscular red, which stays bright and focused,...
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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...

Nebbiolo Piedmont

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.