Cascina Baricchi

Giacomo Conterno

Cascina Francia Barolo Nebbiolo 2012

Another great vintage for Francia especially when their Monfortino is not produced where all goes into the Francia — 14 days ago

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Eric Urbani

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@Ron Siegel good to know. Sad to see so many of these opened way too young…
Ron Siegel

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Eric, This of course will develop further but was open enough where if you wanted to open you could enjoy it now. Cheers!

Giacomo Conterno

Cascina Francia Riserva Barolo Nebbiolo 2005

After being disappointed last week by another questionable Monfortino I decided to open a different wine from the same producer - a Conterno Francia 2005. But this one purchased from my local wine shop. It was as outstanding as always. Strong on the nose from the first pour. Heady earthy aromatics. Beautiful in the glass clear on edge with orange ring. The wine grips nicely on the sides. Cherry bursting through and the finish lingers ever so tantalizingly long. Sampled with some Italian truffle cheese - it made for a nice Sunday afternoon! — 2 months ago

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Bob McDonald

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Are there still fakes circulating around the auction market? Like back in the days of Rudy Kurniwan?
Vino Joe

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Sadly yes. Learned the hard way. Onward and upward though!

Alessandro e Gian Natale Fantino

Cascina Dardi-Bussia Riserva Barolo Nebbiolo 2015

Medium to deep Ruby with aromas of fruit, spices, leather, and chocolate, rich and robust wine from a hot vintage, aged in oak for 36 months. On the palate flavors of cherry and ripe raspberry with notes of pepper, spice and earthy cacao. Long finish, nice balance with fine tannins ending with earthy spice notes. Nice! — 6 days ago

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Cascina Degli Ulivi

Semplicemente Vino Bellotti Bianco Cortese

Sunny fresh ting of over ripe citrus — 2 months ago

Cascina Degli Ulivi

Gavi Cortese 2020

From Ops, very Ops esque sweet but balanced with acid and fruit — 3 months ago

Cascina Adelaide

Fossati La Morra Barolo Nebbiolo 2013

Cherry cobbler, floral perfume, with the slightest tar undertones. Cherries, tart raspberry, rose pedal, tobacco, and mushroom jump out on the palate, which is much more lively than the nose. Excellent length with chalky red fruits lingering. Modern style. Single vineyard from La Morra cru. Drink or hold. — 7 days ago

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Cascina Roccalini

Roccalini Barbaresco Nebbiolo 2017

華やかな香りにネッビオーロらしいチャーミングな甘さに、アフターには心地よいタンニン。
年末に飲んだブレッツァのカンヌビは重厚感のワイン。
こちらはエレガント。でも、しっかりとした旨味。ネガなビオ感はなく綺麗でいて、素朴さも。
— 12 days ago

Cascina Bruciata

Rio Sordo Barbaresco Nebbiolo

Dry medium spice expression of a Barbaresco - crowd pleaser — 3 months ago

Cascina Luisin

Rabajà Barbaresco Nebbiolo 2015

Super cut, long herbal tail, tightly wound. — 3 months ago

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romo

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I’m partial to this Rabaja. The base cuvée Maggiur doesn’t do anything for me, and the others (Solis, Asti?) are not bad, but don’t have the energy of this Rabaja.
Chris MacLean

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@romo good insight thanks!