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Altare Barolo 2011 750ml

Rated 95 - This is really fantastic. Better than 2010. Full and super silky with complex berry, lemon and cedar aromas and flavors. Gorgeous...
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Altare Barolo Arborina 2011 750ml

Rated 95 - A deep and rich Barolo with lovely velvety tannins and a fresh and tangy background giving the wine tension and beauty. Lovely...
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Azelia Barolo Bricco Fiasco 2011 750ml

Rated 94 - The 2011 Barolo Bricco Fiasco is pretty but almost unusually polished and silky for a site that tends to produce much firmer and more...
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Azelia Barolo Margheria 2011 750ml

Rated 96 - Iron, smoke, spices, rose petal, lavender and mint meld into a core of dark red fruit in the 2011 Barolo Margheria. Here, too, the style...
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Azelia Barolo San Rocco 2011 750ml

Rated 95 - The 2011 Barolo San Rocco opens with exquisite, beguiling aromatics. A rich, explosive Barolo, the 2011 is built in a serious core of...
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Boroli Barolo 2011 750ml

Rated 92 - A beautiful wine with dark and ripe fruit, shaved chocolate, volcanic salt and dried flowers. Full body, with compacted palate and...
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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...
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Ceretto Barolo 2011 750ml

Rated 94 - Aromatic, this elegant red verges on floral, exuding eucalyptus, licorice, steeped cherry and spice flavors. As this unfolds into the...
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Ceretto Barolo Prapo Bricco Rocche 2011 750ml

Rated 94+ - The 2011 Barolo Prapò is just as impressive as it has always been. In 2011, the Prapò has retained considerable freshness as well as...
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Damilano Barolo Cannubi 2011 1.5Ltr

Rated 95 (#68 Top 100, 2015) - Fragrant blue flower, perfumed berry, leather, cake spice and a balsamic note are some of the scents you’ll find...
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Damilano Barolo Cannubi 2011 750ml

Rated 95 (#68 Top 100, 2015) - Fragrant blue flower, perfumed berry, leather, cake spice and a balsamic note are some of the scents you’ll find...
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Damilano Barolo Cerequio 2011 750ml

Rated 94 - Dense and intense Barolo with dried berry, walnut, spice and almond character. Full body, chewy tannins and a long finish. Needs two or...
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Damilano Barolo Lecinquevigne 2011 750ml

Rated 92 - The entry-level 2011 Barolo Lecinquevigne is produced with fruit that is sourced from various points throughout the appellation. I...
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E. Pira & Figli (Chiara Boschis) Barolo Cannubi 2011 750ml

Rated 91-94 - The 2011 Barolo Cannubi is a model of pure grace. Silky and precise, the 2011 is laced with sweet red berries, crushed flowers,...

2011 Barolo Italy 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.

There are few countries in the world with a viticultural history as long or as illustrious as that claimed by Italy. Grapes were first being grown and cultivated on Italian soil several thousand years ago by the Greeks and the Pheonicians, who named Italy 'Oenotria' – the land of wines – so impressed were they with the climate and the suitability of the soil for wine production. Of course, it was the rise of the Roman Empire which had the most lasting influence on wine production in Italy, and their influence can still be felt today, as much of the riches of the empire came about through their enthusiasm for producing wines and exporting it to neighbouring countries. Since those times, a vast amount of Italian land has remained primarily for vine cultivation, and thousands of wineries can be found throughout the entire length and breadth of this beautiful country, drenched in Mediterranean sunshine and benefiting from the excellent fertile soils found there. Italy remains very much a 'land of wines', and one could not imagine this country, its landscape and culture, without it.

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.