Wine of the Week

Cantina del Pino Langhe Nebbiolo Wine: Langhe Nebbiolo Producer: Cantina del Pino Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Nebbiolo Vintage: 2014   Eye: light red, transparent Nose: fruity, spicy, smoky, cherries Mouth: fruity, smooth, good structure, Price Point: $30 Available at Vinmonopolet: yes Available at Systembolaget: no

Scarrone: A barbera worth trying

Vietti Vigna Scarrone Barbera d'Alba 2011 Wine: Vigna Scarrone Producer: Vietti Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: barbera Vintage: 2011   Eye: ruby red Nose: cherries, vanilla, spices Mouth: fruity, with good acidity, well balanced Price Point: $32 Available at Vinmonopolet: yes Available at Systembolaget: yes

Wine of the Week

Marchesi di Gresy Langhe Chardonnay Wine: Langhe Chardonnay Producer: Marchesi di Gresy Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Chardonnay Vintage: 2011   Eye: Bright straw yellow Nose: apple, pineapple, citrus, sweet Mouth: oaky yet mineral, some citrus Price Point: $30 Available at Vinmonopolet: no Available at Systembolaget: no

Margheria: Wine of the Week

Azelia Barolo Margheria 2004 Margheria is located in Serralunga d'Alba. It has south exposure and a clayey soil. Azelia's vines are aged about 50 years and the grapes are put in large casks (not small botti) after harvest. All of these excellent traits and make for a very good wine. You can check out Azelia's... Continue Reading →

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