Cuneo, Piedmont

Luciano Sandrone

Le Vigne Barolo Nebbiolo 2013

This afternoon was a treat having the 2013 Luciano Sandrone La Vigne Barolo.

On the nose was some alcohol at first that blew off with a little time, cherry, raspberry, strawberry, licorice, tar, clove, rose petal, leather and earth.

On the palate you will find cherry, raspberry, plum, licorice, clove, mint, spice and dusty earth.

This wine is full bodied and a powerful mouthfeel with medium + acidity and medium + to high smooth sandy tannins that leads to a long elegant fruit finish. A beautiful wine that won't disappoint. Enjoy the coming weekend and please stay safe. Nostrovia! 🍷🍷🍷🍷
— 6 days ago

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Nice producer. 🍷👍

Cavallotto

Bricco Boschis Barolo Nebbiolo 2013

Expensive ($60-90ish depending on your location) but worth it. Young at 6 years after harvest, but better the 2nd day. Not even the slightest perceptible flaw, this is a bright sour cherry Barolo that will certainly improve with time in bottle. Changes in the glass over time, this is a balanced traditionally-produced bottle. — 10 days ago

James, Anthony De and 15 others liked this

Cozzo Mario

Amplé Barolo Nebbiolo

Blueberries, mushrooms, bay leaves on the nose. Crunchy earthy forest floor and dark berry whole cluster stemmy essence. Musty and dark but with food-availability. Pair with veg Italian pasta dishes like lasagne or pesto gemeli with chunky carrots and sun dried tomatoes. — 9 days ago

Dennis, Daniel P. and 8 others liked this

Giovanni Rosso

Serralunga d'Alba Barolo Nebbiolo 2013

This wine pours a darker color that is a mix of purple and brown. Nose of mint and black tea with black cherry and cocoa. Entry is dirty raspberry, young tobacco, cherry blossoms, black tea, fig. Youthful. Middle is more black cherry fruity, but structured, structured, structured. And tight. Finishes with acidity, raspberry and black cherry backbone, walnuts, pepper. And oak. Still has a decade of life at a minimum. Drinking well, but if my will power can hold on to the others for another 5 years, it will be a 95 for sure. — 6 days ago

Ira, Eric and 32 others liked this

Giovanni Manzone

Bricat Barolo Nebbiolo 2013

Bringing the power, the 2013 Bricat is packed with dark cherry, plums, roses and tar. Everything you want from a great Barolo. A very sturdy wine with enough structure and balance to last decades but seriously pleasurable now. — 4 days ago

Hermes, Ira and 2 others liked this

Massolino

Serralunga d'Alba Barolo Nebbiolo 2000

Delicious tannins that have smoothed out with age but still have some kick... this is mostly red fruit and some sweet something that I can’t pinpoint.. the acidity makes me come back for another sip... the nose is not that strong yet again I am recovering from a cold so maybe I am missing something...faint hints of rose petals and cranberries?? This could have gone for a while longer but I needed my Barolo tonight!! — 11 days ago

Pablo, leon and 3 others liked this

Elio Altare

Vigna Bricco Cerretta Barolo Riserva Nebbiolo 2012

Stuck in NYC with 6 hour plane delay and decided to try a modern Barolo - no regrets at all. Most of my Barolos are old school and will be suitable for my children to drink when they are my age, plus 6 hours isn’t enough for the decant. Here I popped and poured and this was singing today. Medium body, floral, balsamic, cherry, some wood, and firm black tea tannins. Definitely not overdone, very balanced. — 5 days ago

Severn, Ira and 14 others liked this

Franco Conterno

Sette 7 Anni Riserva Barolo Nebbiolo 2010

Lyle Fass
9.2

Lovely nose. Cherry, ashes, spices, fall leaves, tar, even cayenne, sweet spices as well. Smells very substantial. Big, ripe and tannic. Nice freshness and purity but a very large scaled wine. Huge concentrated fruit and very dense. Needs 2-4 hours. Judgement slightly deferred. Will come back. — 2 days ago

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Severn, Neil and 6 others liked this

Paolo Scavino

Bricco Ambrogio Barolo Nebbiolo 2004

This is still a baby. Tannins are massive. Cherry and rose is almost non-existent. Some meatiness this throws me to an old tempranillo, odd I know. Awesome. But I should have let it go longer.

93 points
— 3 days ago

P, Mike and 3 others liked this

Renato Ratti

Marcenasco Barolo Nebbiolo 2014

D7. Pours a dark maroon. Nice aroma of cola, fig, plum, black cherry. Entry is mostly black cherry, good acidity with tobacco, clove, plum, fig. Medium bodied wine. Finishes with good weight and has a nice finish. This wine is a 15 or so year ager. But why not drink now? Was very good with minimal decant. — 11 days ago

Bryan, Jason and 27 others liked this