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Damilano Barolo Cerequio 2010 750ml

Rated 95 - A mix of pure cherry, wild rosemary and sage notes converge in this fruity yet strict red, which is balanced, but needs time to...
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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 2012 375ml

Rated 93 - Very clean and bright aromas of crushed berries, chocolate and spices, yet this is subtle and pretty. Full body, firm and silky tannins...
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Damilano Barolo Lecinquevigne 2012 750ml

Rated 93 - Very clean and bright aromas of crushed berries, chocolate and spices, yet this is subtle and pretty. Full body, firm and silky tannins...
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Damilano Barolo Liste 2009 750ml

Rated 93 - The 2009 Barolo Liste boasts a luscious, dark color and is coming long nicely in terms of its evolution. Dried fruit and prune follow...
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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,...
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E. Pira & Figli (Chiara Boschis) Barolo Cannubi 2012 750ml

Rated 97 - Pure roses on the nose. Raspberry and lemon rind. So pure. Full body, ultra-fine tannins, powerful yet so ethereal and soul-touching. A...
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E. Pira & Figli (Chiara Boschis) Barolo Mosconi 2011 750ml

Rated 92-95 - The 2011 Barolo Mosconi shows the rich, broad personality of this south-facing site in Monforte. Graphite, melted road tar, cloves...
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Elio Grasso Barolo Gavarini Vigna Chiniera 2011 750ml

Rated 94 - A wine with lots of berry and chocolate character plus hints of walnuts. Full body, soft and velvety tannins and a flavorful finish....
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Elio Grasso Barolo Gavarini Vigna Chiniera 2012 750ml

Rated 96 - The 2012 Barolo Gavarini Chiniera is one of the most beautiful, precise wines of the vintage. Finely cut and chiseled, the Gavarini...
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Elio Grasso Barolo Ginestra Vigna Casa Mate 2011 750ml

Rated 95 - A very exciting and subtle red with tar, licorice and dark berry character. Full-bodied, yet subtle and balanced. Lovely density and...
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Elio Grasso Barolo Ginestra Vigna Casa Mate 2012 750ml

Rated 96 - Dark, rich and enveloping, the 2012 Barolo Ginestra Casa Matè wraps around the palate with serious intensity. The flavors are deep and...
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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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Fontanafredda Barolo Serralunga 2011 750ml

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 2008 750ml

Rated 94 - Violets, tar, smoke, rose petals, spices and dark fruit are some of the many notes that emerge from the 2008 Barolo Cannubi. An intense,...

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.