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Angelo Gaja Barbaresco 2013 750ml

Rated 96 - The 2013 Barbaresco is fabulous. In fact, this is one of the best Barbarescos I have tasted at Gaja in many years. Vibrant, perfumed...
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Angelo Gaja Sori Tildin 2013 750ml

Rated 97 - As always, the Sorì Tildìn is a wine of nuance and delineation above all else. Beautifully sculpted and precise, the 2013 offers up a...
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Beni Di Batasiolo Barbaresco 2013 750ml

Rated 90 - A soft and silky red with plum and chocolate character, medium body and a fruity finish. Drink or hold. - Suckling.
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Bruno Giacosa Barolo Le Rocche Del Falletto 2013 750ml

Rated 97 - This is incredibly powerful and structured with so much tannin backbone and ripe fruit. Aromas of plums and hazelnuts. Full-bodied and...
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Ceretto Barbaresco Bricco Asili 2013 750ml

Rated 92 - The Ceretto 2013 Barbaresco Asili shows very nicely. The wine presents a slightly herbal personality with dried sage and rosemary that...
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Ceretto Barolo 2013 750ml

Rated 93 - Rose, violet, crushed mint and red-berry scents mingle together in the glass. On the tight palate, bright acidity and taut fine-grained...
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Damilano Barolo Brunate 2013 750ml

Rated 92 - The 2013 Barolo Brunate reflects the characteristics of the Brunate vineyard very faithfully. This is a robust and powerful expression...
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Damilano Barolo Lecinquevigne 2013 750ml

Rated 93 - This is Damilano's classic Barolo (we are urged to no longer use the word "base") that is made with fruit sourced from various sites...
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Elio Grasso Barolo Gavarini Vigna Chiniera 2013 750ml

Rated 96 - Beautiful aromas of tar, roses and berries follow through to a full body, soft and silky tannins and a long and flavorful finish. Tight...
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Elio Grasso Barolo Ginestra Vigna Casa Mate 2013 750ml

Rated 96 - The 2013 Barolo Ginestra Casa Mate does a great job of portraying its vineyard characteristics. This single vineyard is located at...
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Giovanni Rosso Barolo Cerretta 2013 750ml

Rated 93 - A full-bodied red with lots of iodine, dark berry and chocolate character. Chewy tannins that are polished and beautiful at the same...
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Giovanni Rosso Barolo La Serra 2013 750ml

Rated 93 - Intense aromas of leather and tea with dried strawberry. Full body, round and chewy tannins and a flavorful finish. Solid Serra. Drink...

2013 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.