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ArnaldoRivera Barolo Boiolo 2015 750ml

Rated 95 - This is very spicy and rich with gorgeous ripe fruit and spices. Very aromatic. Full body, luscious and exotic flavors and a long and...
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ArnaldoRivera Barolo Bussia 2013 750ml

Rated 93 - Very fine and polished with silky and tight grained tannins that give the cherry and strawberry fruit form and focus. Medium to full...
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ArnaldoRivera Barolo Castello 2013 750ml

Rated 93 - Aromas of flowers, dark berries and mushrooms follow through to a full body, firm and silky tannins and a flavorful finish. Shows...
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ArnaldoRivera Barolo Ravera 2013 750ml

Rated 93 - Fresh with aromas of strawberry and flower that follow through to a medium to full body and firm and silky tannins. Mushroom, earth and...
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ArnaldoRivera Barolo Ravera 2015 750ml

Rated 96 - A more savory, slightly tarry, coal-smoke nose. Overall, a handsomely ripe Barolo that has a wealth of darker fruit aromas and flavors...
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ArnaldoRivera Barolo Undicicomuni 2013 750ml

#54 Top 100, 2018. The sweet fruit flavor and solid structure play off each other as this evolves. Starts with floral, cherry, strawberry and...
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ArnaldoRivera Barolo Undicicomuni 2014 750ml

Rated 90 - Quite floral with fresh rose and violets, as well as bright cherries. The palate has a succulent and slightly tart mouthfeel with light...
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Ascheri Barolo Docg 2015 750ml

Rated 93 - A big and rich Barolo with lots of fruit and deep, intense and layered, ripe tannins. Full body. Very long and flavorful. Excellent...
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Attilio Ghisolfi Barolo Bussia 2013 750ml

Rated 95 - Dark-skinned berry, menthol, new leather, blue flower and baking spice aromas take center stage. On the radiant, full-bodied palate,...
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Attilio Ghisolfi Barolo Bussia Bricco Visette 2012 750ml

Rated 93 - Extremely perfumed with rose and plum character on the nose. Medium to full body, hints of vanilla with the fruit. Delicious and fruity...
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Attilio Ghisolfi Barolo Bussia Bricco Visette 2013 750ml

Rated 93 - A rich and powerful wine with lavender, dried mushroom and blackberry character. Full body, tannic and flavorful. A little old in style...
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Boroli Barolo 2012 750ml

Rated 92 - Very fresh and clean. A beautifully aromatic wine with subtle perfumes. Medium body, firm and silky tannins and a long finish. Linear...
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Boroli Barolo Brunella 2013 750ml

Rated 94 - This red is a tussle between sweet, ripe cherry and strawberry fruit, tobacco and mineral flavors and dense, aggressive tannins. Still...
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Boroli Barolo Cerequio 2012 750ml

Rated 92 - The 2012 Barolo Cerequio offers praiseworthy elegance that is made more evident thanks to the wine’s solid structure. Polished aromas...
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Boroli Barolo Villero 2012 750ml

Rated 92 - Very different from the Cerequio Barolo, the 2012 Barolo Villero delivers its elegance with distinctive flair. The Villero cru is known...
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Brandini Barolo La Morra 2014 750ml

Rated 90 - Glazed cherries, redcurrants and spices. Medium body, juicy tannins and a fresh finish. Drink now.
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Bruna Grimaldi Barolo Badarina 2015 750ml

Rated 93 - This wine has already evolved to show some tar and savory aromas. The 2015 Barolo Badarina offers pretty color saturation with linear...
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Bruna Grimaldi Barolo Badarina Riserva 2012 750ml

Rated 94 - Wow. The rose-petal aromas are amazing. Has pretty ripe strawberries now. Full-bodied, layered and powerful. Tannins are velvety and...
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Barolo Italy 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.

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.

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.