rio Fontana makes a killer Lanhghe Nebbiolo! The grapes for his nebbiolo comes from Castello di Sinio and some from Il Pozzo.
Good selections for a reasonable price There are quite a few wines available at Vinmonopolet, andyou can find some great wines at reasonable prices. (Although that's not always the case). Sometimes there are so many options that it's hard to know what to buy. And if you don't know the wines or the wine maker... Continue Reading →
Trediberri Langhe Nebbiolo 2016 One of my new favorite winemakers in Nicola at Trediberri. You'll have to look hard to find a more energetic, eager to learn, interesting young winemaker. The winery is located below La Morra in the middle of the vineyards. He is a relatively new winemaker, but his wines are well balanced... Continue Reading →
Wine Review: Andrea Oberto Langhe Nebbiolo 2012 Wine: Langhe Nebbiolo Producer: Andrea Oberto Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Nebbiolo Vintage: 2012 Eye: ruby red, garnet reflections Nose: floral, violets, red fruits, Mouth: warm, rich, balanced Price Point: $18 Available at Vinmonopolet: No, but you can find his Barolo and Dolcetto Available at... Continue Reading →
Cavallotto Langhe Nebbiolo 2014 Wine: Langhe Nebbiolo Producer: Cavallotto Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Nebbiolo Vintage: 2014 Eye: medium ruby color Nose: red fruits, cherries flowers, spices Mouth: medium bodied, minerals, some leather, sweet fruit Price Point: $30 Available at Vinmonopolet: Yes
When I first moved to Milano I asked my wine friends about good places to go in the city. One of the first places on everyone's lists was N'Ombra de Vin. And for a good reason. For a wine person it's like dying and going to heaven. The walls are COVERED in wine bottles and... Continue Reading →
Marcarini Lasarin Langhe Nebbiolo Wine: Lasarin Producer: Marcarini Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Nebbiolo Vintage: 2013 Eye: Light color Nose: red fruits, leather, licorice, tobacco Mouth: cherry, soft bodied, typical nebbiolo tannins Price Point: $19 Available at Vinmonopolet: No
Elio Altare Langhe Nebbiolo Wine: Langhe Nebbiolo Producer: Elio Altare Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Nebbiolo Vintage: 2014 Eye: Intense ruby Nose: Rose petals, red fruits Mouth: not too dry, good tannins, red fruits, good acidity Price Point: $17 Available at Vinmonopolet: Yes Read more about the wine here.