Moccagatta Barbaresco Bric Balin 2016 - a very impressive wine. Might be the one to "convert" me to Barbaresco.
March to August is the best time to visit Piemonte. If Festivals are your thing perhaps September - October better floats your boat.
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
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
Bruno Rocca I know I focus a lot on Barolo, but as many of you know Barbaresco is also an amazing wine area. And one of my favorite producers from that region is Bruno Rocca. They have a really good selection of wines and a beautiful estate, so if you're looking for wineries in Barbaresco... Continue Reading →
Bruno Rocca Rabaja Barbaresco 2012 Wine: Barbaresco Rabaja Producer: Bruno Rocca Region/Appellation: Piemonte Grape varieties: Nebbiolo Vintage: 2012 Eye: Ruby garnet Nose: floral, raspberry, cherry Mouth: soft broad tannins, warm, redcurrant, blackberry, earthy, Price Point: $60 Available at Vinmonopolet: No
Welcome to Vinoteca Centro Storico! This is where the infamous Ciccio works, a man who also goes by the name Alessio. He is said to have the best champagne list outside of France, and I don't think that is far from the truth. Apart from his excellent taste in Champgane, you also get really good... Continue Reading →