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What were the favorite wines?

In a weekend with A LOT of good wines, there are bound to be a few favorites! I enjoyed most of the wines, but like always there are ones you love and ones you maybe don't like as much. For me round 4, the last round, was the best one. The Veglio 1997 and Altare... Continue Reading →

Barolo Night 3.0 Round 4

Did we subconsciously save the best for last? Mauro Veglio Rocche 1997 Color was dark brown, rusty. On the nose there were notes of toffee, sweet and some fruit This wine tasted a little strange to me, not quite sure what it was. For most of the other wine tasters it was fantastic. Altare 1996... Continue Reading →

Barolo Night 3.0 Round 3

Continuing the tasting notes from Barolo Night 3.0. Renato Ratti Rocche 2011 Clear red color. This wine had a strange smell. Some dill on the nose. The taste was also a bit strange. Not my favorite wine of the night. Mauro Veglio Gattera 2006 Color a little rusty, but clear. On the nose there were... Continue Reading →

Barolo Night 3.0 Round 2

Check out these three wines from round 2 at Barolo Night 3.0. Keep in mind we tasted them all blind. Altare Barolo 1993 Dark, rusty color. On the nose a little bit of toffee, sweet, red berries, truffel. In the mouth the wine was soft, but with tannins present. Impressive for a wine with that... Continue Reading →

Barolo Night 3.0 Round 1

Voerzio la serra 1998 Dark brown, sort of old color. On the nose there were cherries, some toffee, raspberries. Despite the age there were still tannins present, albeit not forceful ones. I liked this one a lot! Massolino Margheria 2008 On the nose there was a sweetness, rose hip, berries. A little dry in the... Continue Reading →

Barolo Night Stockholm Edition

Barolo Night 3.0 We are continuing the success of Barolo Night, this time destionation: Stockholm! As per usual, we start the weekend with Friday Pizza and some "low key" wines. As you can see in the picture below the "low key" wines are quickly escalating! We did blind tasting Friday as well - because why... Continue Reading →

17 mai

Today, Norwegians celebrate 17 mai (Fourth of July equivalent). However, I am on my way to Stockholm for Barolo Night 3.0 (obviously much more important. Stay up to date on Instagram @piemontegirl

Wines Round 2 Barolo Night

Barolo Night Oslo Round 2 The lineup for the first 6 wines is not bad. (hehe) Keep in mind we did these wines blind, 3 at a time, so the tasting notes reflect what was tasted at the time. Aldo Conterno Ciacala 1999 Earth tones and toffee on the nose. Older, caramelized, earthy. Aldo Conterno... Continue Reading →

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