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Ca' Viola Barolo Sotto Castello 2009 1.5Ltr

Rated 95 - Wow. This is very layered and beautiful, with berry, spice, leather and chocolate-powder character. Full body, velvety tannins and a...
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Ca' Viola Barolo Sotto Castello 2009 1.5Ltr

Rated 95 - Wow. This is very layered and beautiful, with berry, spice, leather and chocolate-powder character. Full body, velvety tannins and a...
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Ceretto Barolo Bricco Rocche 2008 1.5Ltr

Rated 98 - Racy. Ripe plum almost prune with bright cherries and dried flowers. Full-bodied, with powerful yet refined tannins. This is very...
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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 Riserva 1752 2008 1.5Ltr

Rated 93 - Aromatic and round, with loads of cherry and berry fruit, plus floral and tea notes. Shows an elegant side, with a long, ironbound...
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Fontanafredda Barolo Serralunga 2011 1.5Ltr

Rated 93 - A rich, round style, boasting cherry, berry, cedar and licorice flavors. Packed with sweet fruit, this is dense, with dusty tannins...
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Giacomo Borgogno & Figli Barolo Cannubi 2010 1.5Ltr

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 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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Giuseppe Mascarello Barolo Monprivato 2011 1.5Ltr

Rated 95 - This is expressive, with alluring cherry, strawberry, floral and mineral flavors building to a long, expansive finish. The elegant...
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Luciano Sandrone Barolo Cannubi Boschis 2011 1.5Ltr

Rated 97 - The single-vineyard 2010 Barolo Cannubi Boschis speaks in confident tones at high volumes. First produced in 1985, Cannubi Boschis is...
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Luciano Sandrone Barolo Le Vigne 2011 1.5Ltr

Rated 96 - Sandrone's 2011 Barolo Le Vigne is sweet, silky and exceptionally polished in the glass. Sweet floral notes, bright red berries, subtle...
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Mirafiore Barolo Lazzarito 2008 1.5Ltr

Rated 94 - The 2008 Barolo Lazzarito represents some of the estate’s best fruit in Serralunga d’Alba. The wine delivers a dark and brooding...
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Mirafiore Barolo Paiagallo (La Villa) 2010 1.5Ltr

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...
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Roagna Barolo La Pira 2005 1.5Ltr

Rated 93+ - The 2005 Barolo La Pira is a surprisingly restrained Barolo from Roagna. Crushed flowers, red cherries, spices and licorice are some of...
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Roagna Barolo La Pira 2010 1.5Ltr

Rated 95 - The 2010 Barolo Pira is the first wine vinified in Roagna's new cellar in Castiglione Falletto. Powerful and virile, the Barolo Pira...

1.5Ltr 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.