Barolo, Cuneo

Alessandro e Gian Natale Fantino

Cascina Dardi-Bussia Barolo Nebbiolo 2010

Very young and barely approachable but with some air it starts to show what it might be: rose, menthol, black tea. red current and strawberry with a note of subtle licorice and even more subtle leather. The sweet red fruited nose is what I love most about Nebbiolo, even if it is accompanied by waves of drying tannins. Lovely potential. See you in 15 years. — 4 days ago

Andrew, Shawn and 26 others liked this

Luciano Sandrone

Le Vigne Barolo Nebbiolo 2011

The nose is so elegant with rose, tar, dried red fruits, savory earth and smoked meat. Massive structure with chewy tannin. Some black tea on the finish. Great potential but also approachable now. Love it! — 5 days ago

Paul, Phil and 21 others liked this

Poderi Aldo Conterno

Bussia Cicala Barolo Nebbiolo 2014

Jörgen Lindström Carlvik

Well done! Strict and very classically built up flavours, this is a winner. While Cicala usually offers more immediate appeal, this one needs cellaring as it’s unusually tight on release. Still Cicala, though;) — 6 days ago

LM, Daniel P. and 12 others liked this

Paolo Scavino

Bric dël Fiasc Barolo Nebbiolo 1989

Brownish amber color, translucent. Aromatic nose with notes of soy, faint black cherries, tar, a little menthol and some molasses. Very linear in the mouth. Flush face. Nice old wine finish. More structure than fruit. With air some wood notes appear and the soy dominates more. Interesting wine but fruit is in the rear view mirror. — 7 days ago

Eric, Shay and 15 others liked this

Mauro Veglio

Vigneto Arborina Barolo Nebbiolo 2011

A nice snow day wine to pair with pizza
Aromas of leather, and tar. More tar and leather on the palate along with strawberries.
Decanted for 2 hrs. Still young and needs more time. Tannins are still prominent.
— 4 days ago

James, Mike and 5 others liked this

Poderi Aldo Conterno

Romirasco Bussia Barolo Nebbiolo 2014

Jörgen Lindström Carlvik

In order to create this density and power in ‘14, I can only imagine the amount of working hours here. It’s just unbelievably great and will cruise effortlessly another 20 years. To be released in the fall of 2018. — 6 days ago

LM, Daniel P. and 13 others liked this

Giacomo Conterno

Cascina Francia Barolo Nebbiolo 2001

Still quite deep and youthful. Quite aromatic , floral, complex , menthol and that tarry note. Quite big and tannic still, perfect balance and poise. Lovely floral tinged black fruits , violets , menthol also . Very long finish , a lovely wine , still young. — 9 days ago

Severn, Anthony De and 3 others liked this

Fratelli Alessandria

Barolo Nebbiolo 2012

Giving this an extra boost because it’s so affordable for Barolo. I’m a fan of the spine of 2012’s but this carries a little plushness to it that I find so appealing in its youth. Morello cherry, Santa Rosa plum, alpine flowers, fern, mint, sweet brown spices, balsam, dark rocks and tar. There’s an appealing “sweet-ness” to the character that makes it so enjoyable now. Great acid, fine tannin that carry some sleekness. A great wine for this rainy night in Napa. — 10 days ago

Keith, Anthony and 2 others liked this

Domenico Clerico

Aeroplanservaj Barolo Nebbiolo 2011

Went to a Private Equity tasting and tasted this and couple other vintages side by side. Ruby with a rich bouquet of fruit, earthy spice and hints of floral. The palate is big & chewy, with ripe cherry, leather, espresso & cacao, rich & robust. Savory finish with toasty oak notes, structured tight tannins. An excellent and enjoyable wine you should not pass up, if you can get one, but let it develop for another 10 years to unwind before popping the cork! Consistent quality. Tasting Sample. — 13 days ago

David, Trixie and 6 others liked this

Comm. G.B. Burlotto

Barolo Nebbiolo 2013

I am a big fan of Burlotto especially their Monvigliero. Their entry level Barolo is a real beauty that had some similar notes with its perfumed nose of red berry, cherry, licorice, rose petal, dried herbs & mint all in an elegant & floral style. — 8 days ago

James, Keith and 8 others liked this
James Forsyth

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Yes! This is a stunner. And even their Barbera is delicious.
Ron Siegel

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Thanks James I will look for some!
James Forsyth

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The 2016 is especially tasty for the Barbera!