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Attilio Ghisolfi Barolo Bussia 2010 750ml

Rated 93 - Pretty cherry, raspberry, rose and woodsy aromas and flavors highlight this elegant, athletic red. Turns denser and more compact,...
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Attilio Ghisolfi Barolo Bussia Bricco Visette 2010 750ml

Rated 93 - The cherry and raspberry notes are augmented by balsamic elements of eucalyptus, menthol and tar in this red, but overall the...
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Clerico Barolo Ciabot Mentin Ginestra 2010 750ml

Rated 95+ - Good full red. Liqueur-like plum and black cherry on the nose. Then fine-grained and classy but tightly wound, showing utterly primary...
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Clerico Barolo Pajana 2010 750ml

Rated 94+ - Good medium red. Less expressive on the nose than the Briccotto, hinting at ripe, musky plum, black raspberry, menthol and tobacco....
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Damilano Barolo Liste 2010 750ml

Rated 95 - The 2010 Barolo Liste is utterly seductive and charming from start to long finish. This wine awards a high pleasure quota with the...
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Elio Grasso Barolo Riserva Runcot 2010 750ml

Rated 96+ - Grasso's 2010 Barolo Riserva Rüncot is fabulous. The flavors are bright, sculpted and finely nuanced throughout, with plenty of sweet...
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Giacomo Borgogno & Figli Barolo Cannubi 2010 750ml

Rated 93-95+ - The 2010 Barolo Cannubi is the most complete and intriguing of Borgogno's single-vineyard Barolos. Sweet, silky tannins support a...
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Giacomo Borgogno & Figli Barolo Fossati 2010 750ml

Rated 93 - Very fresh with lots of dark chocolate, dried berry and lemon rind character on the nose and palate. Full, yet silky and racy. Refined...
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Giacomo Borgogno & Figli Barolo Liste 2010 1.5Ltr

Rated 94 - Fascinating aromas of walnuts, hints of chocolate and dried fruits follow through to a full body plus firm tannins that compress the...
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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 Gresy Barbaresco Camp Gros 2010 750ml

Rated 96 - The 2010 Barbaresco Riserva Camp Gros Martinenga is the first "Riserva" wine made by this historic estate. Since only Tenute Cisa...
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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...
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Marziano Abbona Barolo Terlo Ravera 2010 750ml

Rated 93 - Marziano Abbona's Barolo Terlo Ravera has a little more nervous tension and minerality than the Pressenda, denoting its origins in the...
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Michele Chiarlo Barolo Cannubi 2010 750ml

Rated 93 - The 2010 Barolo Cannubi shows great intensity on the bouquet and less momentum in the mouth. The nose is redolent of ripe cherry and...
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Mirafiore Barolo Paiagallo (La Villa) 2010 750ml

Rated 93 - Tightly wound and dense, this red manages to stay light on its feet. Cherry, tar, licorice and spice flavors stay vibrant and fresh as...

2010 Italy Nebbiolo

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.

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.