1967; 3H Decant.
Nose has dried roses, tar, dried orange peel, dried Bing cherries, wet leather, moist leaves and shaved dark chocolate.
Palate has dehydrated tart cherry, dried orange zest, moist garden soil, sweet cherry notes, medium tannins and light acidity remains.
Evolving and expanding with each sip, complex flavors continue to reveal, not slowing down at all.
A truly exceptional bottle of wine. Made by Beppe Coppa, one of the greatest Lange winemakers. A powerful vintage according to my trusted source on old Italian wine. — 4 days ago
Tawny reddish color with bricking and light rims. While it looks thin in the glass, the nose packs a wallop. Notes of black cherries, rose petals, some dark wood, some licorice and a bit of tar. Very fragrant. In the mouth it's solid but missing a little in the mid-palate. In a good drinking window. The nose is the thing here. — 2 days ago
Happy Mother's Day! Resin, cherry, white pepper, on the nose and palate. Very sharp, chalky and mouth tightening tannins with medium plus acidity leads to that eye squinting that you may remember from sour Now N Laters or Sour Charms. This is definitely not a polished form of nebbiolo, but I respect the effort. La Ca' Nova's other Barbarescos are better. Stay tuned.
91 points — 18 days ago
This is simply an intense, masterful, delicious bottle. High tone, with an intricate and developing nose of rose water, amaretto, fresh sawdust, rock dust, and white pepper. Palate is intense with long deep juicy red cherry feel, and powerfully grippy but finessed tannins. Rounds out with tar and crushed granite, and a long building finish. Sheesh @Lyle Fass — 7 days ago
Very nice aged nebbiolo from the fine folks at Produttori de Barbaresco. But doesn’t rise to the level of their single vineyard riserva expressions - a step up from the basic barbaresco (also a lovely wine) but not quite beyond that. Decanted 3.5 hours which was a good call. Quite good freshness still. Tannins are there in spades, but with food (meatballs here) they are somewhat tamed and balanced. Some dark fruit with just a hint of raisin. — 17 days ago