Gillardi

Vignane Barolo Nebbiolo

9.12 ratings
9.41 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
Lyle Fass

Founder Fass Selections

9.4

One of our new Langhe producers and this is a freakshow. Wow. Nose has bright bright red cherries but they also are sappy and voluminous. Gorgeous roses and hit of licorice and even a slight hint and just a hint of anise. Wow. Leather, chestnut, old library books, tweed jacket. Just so much going on. What a palate. Juicy and complex with a wonderful core of deep, bright and sappy cherry fruit. So gorgeous. Amazing fruit cling on the palate and ample velvety but sturdy tannins. Obviously holding a lot back but really a great and very complete Barolo. Knockout finish with such a briliant hit of that bright cherry fruit. I think in 5 years this will be better it with a 4-6 hour decant. Amazing persistence.

One of our new Langhe producers and this is a freakshow. Wow. Nose has bright bright red cherries but they also are sappy and voluminous. Gorgeous roses and hit of licorice and even a slight hint and just a hint of anise. Wow. Leather, chestnut, old library books, tweed jacket. Just so much going on. What a palate. Juicy and complex with a wonderful core of deep, bright and sappy cherry fruit. So gorgeous. Amazing fruit cling on the palate and ample velvety but sturdy tannins. Obviously holding a lot back but really a great and very complete Barolo. Knockout finish with such a briliant hit of that bright cherry fruit. I think in 5 years this will be better it with a 4-6 hour decant. Amazing persistence.

Dec 31st, 2019