Brunate is perhaps one of my favorite cru's from Piemonte, and Marengo makes a very good one.
Silvia Altare, Protector of the grape, Queen of the Langhe, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, the Lady of the Annunziata.
Francesco Borgogno strives to produce high quality wines, respecting tradition and environment fully.
Marengo - another favorite I know the list of my favorite wineries is growing (a lot) but there are just so many good winemakers to visit. And Marengo is definitely high on the list. If you visit them you will most likely meet with Jenny, Marco's wife, and you'll maybe get to taste som of... Continue Reading →
Ever tried Marengo's Brunate? Brunate is one of my favorite crus, and the fact that Marengo produces it just makes it even better. The vineyards is composed of sandy soils with southern exposure, located in the zones of Barolo and La Morra. Last year I had the 1988, and let me just say that the... Continue Reading →
Marengo Barolo Brunate 1988 Wine: Brunate Barolo Producer: Marengo Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Nebbiolo Vintage: 1988 Eye: burnished ruby Nose: dark fruits, tar, anise, some flowers Mouth: excellent structure, spices, minerals, red fruit, very delicate Price Point: ?? Available at Vinmonopolet: no
Marcarini Barolo Brunate 2006 Wine: Barolo Brunate Producer: Marcarini Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Nebbiolo Vintage: 2006 Eye: garnet red color, with ruby reflections Nose: rich, vanilla, tobacco, sweet spices Mouth: warm, long and intense, sweet tannins Price Point: $30 Available at Vinmonopolet: no