Nebbiolo

Ceretto 2004 Barolo Bricco Rocche Piedmont

Bruno and Marcello Ceretto carry on the tradition begun over 70 years ago by their father, Riccardo, and are known for their sublime bottles of Barolo and Barbaresco. This particular Barolo features Piedmont’s glorious essences of tar and rose as well as secondary notes of licorice and forest floor.

Bruno Giacosa 2005 Barolo Le Rocche Falletto Piedmont

This incomparable producer owns vineyards in the Serralunga d’Alba, La Morra, and Barbaresco regions of Piedmont. Those who admire the massive flavors and incredible balance of Giacosa’s wines will not be disappointed by this Barolo, which shows layers of sweet raspberry, cocoa, dried rose petals, and roasted meat.

Pio Cesare 2004 Barolo Ornato

Tasting notes: Elegant and amazing, this wine is ripe, lush, beefy, and tangy with acidity and depth of flavor. It goes long and deep on the palate, revealing spiced plum and ripe berries. Worth knowing: Pio Boffa—great-grandson of the eponymous founder of Pio Cesare—brought this Piemontese producer noted for its classic wines into the modern […]

Massolino 2001 Barolo Margheria

Tasting notes: Shines with lovely, complex fruit and amazing elegance. Racy, long, fresh, and charming. Can be drunk now or cellared for many years. Worth knowing: This fourth-generation producer is based in Serralunga d’Alba, a small town in the heart of the Barolo production district. The landscape here is dominated by the tall 14th-century Castello […]