Category Archives: nebbiolo

Virna Barolo 2006

Azienda Virna, Merli, DOCG Barolo, Piemonte, Italia, 2006 DOCG Barolo minimum ageing requirements are for a normale – 38 months of which 18 in wood, and for a riserva 62 months of which 18 in wood. This wine: varietal nebbiolo, coated natural … Continue reading

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Araldica Barolo 2011

Araldica, Flori, DOCG Barolo, Piemonte, Italy, 2011 This wine: varietal nebbiolo, 3 years ageing in oak botti, Diam 5 agglomerate cork closure, 14% abv, Ann et Vin, £13.75 (2015) Consumer tasting note: entry level Barolo, some typical notes of cherry, … Continue reading

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Cta. Terre del Barolo 2011

Cantina Terre del Barolo, DOCG Barolo, Piemonte, Italy, 2011 This wine is varietal nebbiolo, a variety that buds early and ripens late, needing the best southern exposures on steep slopes. It is thin, yet strong skinned. producing wines with high … Continue reading

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Oddero DOCG Barolo 2009

Oddero, DOCG Barolo, Piemonte, Italy, 2009 Grown on south-facing slope on calcareous marls to the south-west of Alba. Nebbiolo buds early and ripens late, it has a thin, hence modest wine hue, yet strong skin. The best wines need ten years to … Continue reading

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Malvira DOC Langhe 2010

Malvira, Nebbiolo, DOC Langhe, Piemonte, Italy, 2010 DOC Langhe nebbiolo is essentially the second wine of DOCGs Barolo and Barbaresco.  It is used to declassify these wines, for cash flow, as an early drinking style, and as a dumping ground for wines … Continue reading

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Valle Berta Barbaresco, 2008

Valle Berta Barbaresco, DOCG, Piemonte, Italy, 2008 Barbaresco neighbours the more famous Barolo on the same, right bank, of the Tanaro, and it is only in these 2 sub-regions that great wine can be made from nebbiolo. It is also … Continue reading

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Ciabot Berton Barolo 2005

Ciabot Berton DOCG Barolo 2005 Varietal nebbiolo, made in La Morra, from vineyards of Roggeri, Bricco San Biagio and Rive. Fermented in vat, blended and then aged in French, then Slavonian oak, for a total of about 3 years, before … Continue reading

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