Domenico Clerico

Domenico Clerico

Percristina Barolo Nebbiolo 2007

Notes of vanilla oak, chocolate, ripe cherry and roses. Same on the medium weight palate palate with those grainy persistent tannins. Oak on Barolo doesn’t seem right but it is nice, hint of menthol. Reminiscent of fruit and nut milk chocolate - a personal favourite. Some astringency to finish off. One of the 1001 wines - bought this in Alba, Piedmont about 8 years ago. Clerico believes that prudent use of new oak can round out Barolo’s harsh edges and enhance the flavour profile. After a few hours in the decanter the tannins became typically Barolo - powdery fine and persistent. Galloni said that Percristina is the only Barolo still made with 100% new oak and is now taking a direction that increasingly stands apart from the other Baroli here. — 5 days ago

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Severn Goodwin

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Great wine, still holding some 99's.
Bob McDonald

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Just looked up your 1999. Time is on your side with the Drinking Window I read being 2010 to 2025.
Severn Goodwin

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Thanks. For a guy with too much wine, long drinking windows are my friend.

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Campania Falanghina 2016

My love affair with this wine continues! Beautiful straw color, with a savory, resonant, and refreshing taste. The depth of character, and the texture, while it coats the tongue gets me every time. With that mouth feel, and long lingering flavors, it stands to be one of my favorites. — 5 years ago

Domenico Clerico

Ciabot Mentin Barolo Nebbiolo 2008

Lean and earthy, really suited grilled lamb rib chops. Wow. — 14 days ago

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Càntele

Riserva Salice Salentino Negroamaro 2015

Founded in 1979 by Giovanni Cantele and his two sons Augusto and Domenico. Ruby with big fruit aromas with sweet jammy notes. On the palate concentrated berry fruit flavors, a bit jammy and sweet, lively acidity, surprisingly great balance. Firm tannins yielding a medium finish ending with noticeable alcohol. Good value for a wine with a bit of complexity. — 2 years ago

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Abraxas

Passito di Pantelleria Moscato

Jeff S
9.0

Rip and rich taste of plum! Dinner at San Domenico Hotel-two Michelin stars. Very good dessert wine. Taormina, Sicily — 4 years ago

Domenico Clerico

Pajana Barolo Nebbiolo 2013

Strawberry fruit roll ups and tannins, like licking the inside of an old boot. The nose is new car smell. — 4 years ago

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Super Tuscan 2010

This is a Lodi wine. — 4 years ago