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Winery Wednesday

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 →

Marengo Brunate

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

Wine of the Week

Marcarini Barolo Brunate 2006 Wine: Barolo Brunate Producer:┬áMarcarini 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

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The Barolo Chapel is located in the midst of the vineyards, right besides the well known vineyard of Brunate. This chapel used to be a shelter for the workers but is now a piece of art and a must see when you are in the area.

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