Cecilia Monte

Serracapelli Barbaresco Nebbiolo

9.213 ratings
9.32 pro ratings
Barbaresco, Cuneo, Piedmont, Italy
Nebbiolo
Lamb, Goose, Potato, Baking Spices, Beans & Peas, Hard Cheese, Turkey, Beef, Pasta, Salami & Prosciutto, Tomato-Based, Soft Cheese, Chicken, Veal, White Rice, Herbs, Mushrooms, Pungent Cheese, Pork, Game, Exotic Spices, Chili & Hot Spicy, Duck, Onion, Shallot, Garlic
Top Notes For
Lyle Fass

Founder Fass Selections

9.4

Stunning ethereal aromatics right out of the gates. Divine cherry of the gods. Intermingled with spice. So much minerality of the stoney kind. Just ethereal and elite aromas. Airy and gorgeous. 9.5 on the aromas. Terrific, balanced and textured wine with the most low key concentration ever. Cherries are all early season and even some sour cherry. Tangy. Amazing mouthfeel. What a nose as this opens up. So juicy. Like mega juicy with such awesome purity. Firm tannins and a very long and pure finish. Really gets to all areas of the palate. As it airs I’ll be back. As classic as it gets but also has a wonderful polish to it.

Stunning ethereal aromatics right out of the gates. Divine cherry of the gods. Intermingled with spice. So much minerality of the stoney kind. Just ethereal and elite aromas. Airy and gorgeous. 9.5 on the aromas. Terrific, balanced and textured wine with the most low key concentration ever. Cherries are all early season and even some sour cherry. Tangy. Amazing mouthfeel. What a nose as this opens up. So juicy. Like mega juicy with such awesome purity. Firm tannins and a very long and pure finish. Really gets to all areas of the palate. As it airs I’ll be back. As classic as it gets but also has a wonderful polish to it.

Sep 1st, 2020
Pooneet Kant

This was very nice. Deeply earthy and leathery but still with very good dark fruit. Excellent acid to keep it fresh and well integrated tannin.

This was very nice. Deeply earthy and leathery but still with very good dark fruit. Excellent acid to keep it fresh and well integrated tannin.

1 person found it helpfulMar 28th, 2017
Matthew Cohen

Note: THIS NEEDS AN HOUR DECANT.

Nose is deep - smells more like high end burgundy. Dark but bright cherries and also that depth you get from expensive burgundy. Deep dense perfume. Cherry flower perfume. Insane. There’s is Nebbiolo spice but is integrated so hard to differentiate from burgundy.

This gets a holy shit!

Palate is intense middle of season cherry fruit. Almost cherry liquor. Some sour cherry. It has that high end combination of dense and intense but acidically balanced fruit. If she had harvested this a day later it would have been too much but as it is it’s perfect. Utterly psychotic. Maximally Delicious.

Finish is so bright it almost lights the palate on fire. Perfect lingering cherry extract. That kiss of perfect but not over the top cherry extract takes this over the 9.5 line for me.

Amazing she got such a great wine in a difficult vintage.

Bought from fass sselctions.

Note: THIS NEEDS AN HOUR DECANT.

Nose is deep - smells more like high end burgundy. Dark but bright cherries and also that depth you get from expensive burgundy. Deep dense perfume. Cherry flower perfume. Insane. There’s is Nebbiolo spice but is integrated so hard to differentiate from burgundy.

This gets a holy shit!

Palate is intense middle of season cherry fruit. Almost cherry liquor. Some sour cherry. It has that high end combination of dense and intense but acidically balanced fruit. If she had harvested this a day later it would have been too much but as it is it’s perfect. Utterly psychotic. Maximally Delicious.

Finish is so bright it almost lights the palate on fire. Perfect lingering cherry extract. That kiss of perfect but not over the top cherry extract takes this over the 9.5 line for me.

Amazing she got such a great wine in a difficult vintage.

Bought from fass sselctions.

Sep 17th, 2020
Raffaele Mosca

2009 vintage was surprisingly mature and a bit too warm for my palate. Unpleasant aromas of tomato sauce and smoke raised from the glass after half an hour.. I believe this is already past its prime :(

2009 vintage was surprisingly mature and a bit too warm for my palate. Unpleasant aromas of tomato sauce and smoke raised from the glass after half an hour.. I believe this is already past its prime :(

Oct 9th, 2018
Richard Crone

Plum with spice/cedar nose and long sweet berry finish

Plum with spice/cedar nose and long sweet berry finish

Aug 17th, 2015
Alberto Cdm

Alberto had this 3 years ago

Alberto had this 3 years ago

Nov 19th, 2017
Marc Cramer

Marc had this 5 months ago

Marc had this 5 months ago

May 1st, 2020
Daniele Franco

Daniele had this 8 months ago

Daniele had this 8 months ago

Feb 8th, 2020
Marc Cramer

Marc had this a year ago

Marc had this a year ago

Sep 29th, 2019
Javier Alonso

Javier had this 4 years ago

Javier had this 4 years ago

Feb 24th, 2017