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Serralunga d'Alba Barolo Nebbiolo

9.0141 ratings
9.016 pro ratings
Barolo, 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
Shay A
9.2

A new Italian wine to me, courtesy of @Mark Flesher opening this alongside his ‘16 Kistler Hudson. I tend to enjoy my Italian wines with bigger fruit and this one was pretty close to hitting that. Still has classic notes of tar, rose petal and bing cherries, but the fruit has shed its harsh tartness of its youth with age and is channeling some darker mulled traits. Mark mentioned cola as a note when we were tasting this and I think that was one of the main notes that stood out here.

A new Italian wine to me, courtesy of @Mark Flesher opening this alongside his ‘16 Kistler Hudson. I tend to enjoy my Italian wines with bigger fruit and this one was pretty close to hitting that. Still has classic notes of tar, rose petal and bing cherries, but the fruit has shed its harsh tartness of its youth with age and is channeling some darker mulled traits. Mark mentioned cola as a note when we were tasting this and I think that was one of the main notes that stood out here.

Sep 8th, 2019
Chris McClellan

Decant 30 minutes...tart and rich black and red cherries, black tea, big but inregrated tannins and high acid, long finish..paired perfect with wifes lasagna...

Decant 30 minutes...tart and rich black and red cherries, black tea, big but inregrated tannins and high acid, long finish..paired perfect with wifes lasagna...

Dec 17th, 2018
Jay Kline

Popped and poured; consumed over two days. Dark cherries, tar, black tea and wet rocks. Tart black cherries and black berries. Plenty of structure to last. Came across just a touch hot on the second day.

Popped and poured; consumed over two days. Dark cherries, tar, black tea and wet rocks. Tart black cherries and black berries. Plenty of structure to last. Came across just a touch hot on the second day.

Jan 8th, 2018
Peter Buonocore

Excellent body, soft tannins, tar, sweet fruit, bargain for the price!

Excellent body, soft tannins, tar, sweet fruit, bargain for the price!

1 person found it helpfulMay 20th, 2016
Timothy Eustis

Wine Director Stagecoach Tavern

9.3

This is drinking wonderfully. Balance and developed and surprisingly affordable. (Relatively.)

This is drinking wonderfully. Balance and developed and surprisingly affordable. (Relatively.)

1 person found it helpfulFeb 15th, 2016
Pasi Ketolainen

Firm & ripe fruit, elegant, spicy, slightly foresty Serralunga character.

Firm & ripe fruit, elegant, spicy, slightly foresty Serralunga character.

1 person found it helpfulDec 18th, 2014
Ross Cobb

Owner/Winemaker Cobb Wines, Winemaker Hirsch Vineyards, Claypool Cellars, Banshee Wines

9.0

Good 1L of Barolo

Good 1L of Barolo

May 22nd, 2015
Tim Eller

Tart cherries and balanced tannins make this decided simple wine a delicious treat. You can't talk to me about Nebbiolo, though. Barolos are some of my favorite wines for their character and intensity. I am unabashedly biased.

Tart cherries and balanced tannins make this decided simple wine a delicious treat. You can't talk to me about Nebbiolo, though. Barolos are some of my favorite wines for their character and intensity. I am unabashedly biased.

Dec 21st, 2018
Darrell

Wonderful wine. 2010 vintage. Davio in NYC.

Wonderful wine. 2010 vintage. Davio in NYC.

Jun 22nd, 2018
Eric Shanks

Really good entry Barolo. Nice vanilla nose, medium body with decent complexity and a slightly tannic finish. Pop n pour via Coravin. Lots of value here.

Really good entry Barolo. Nice vanilla nose, medium body with decent complexity and a slightly tannic finish. Pop n pour via Coravin. Lots of value here.

Dec 11th, 2017