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2007 Nebbiolo, Azienda Agr. Molino, Langhe

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Klassisches ist manchmal langweilig. Doch wenn es sich um Klassisches aus dem Piemont handelt, dann ist es meisstens etwas schönes. Und damit meine ich natürlich die klassisch ausgebauten Nebbiolo-Weine, die im Gegensatz zu den modernen Marmelade-aus-dem-Barrique-Fass-Weinen, der genialen altehrwürdigen Doktrine des Barolo aus dem grossen gebrauchten Holzfass entsprechen. Read the rest of this entry »

Categories: Italy

2003 Il Favot, Poderi Aldo Conterno, Piemont

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As many wines, this one also has its story. Aldo Conterno‘s Il Favot usually contains Nebbiolo stemming from younger vines (less than 20 years old) and is meant to be a deeply coloured but smooth and thus easy to drink Piemont-wine. But with the 2003 vintage, it actually is a downgraded Barolo. The whole story which created a certain hype around this wine is Read the rest of this entry »

Categories: Barolo,Italy

Barolo: a wine like a red cloud – 2005 Cannubi, Burlotto

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Most of the times I had Barolo, they were older bottles of average origin, thus dispersing all the generic perfume of leaves on a forest floor with mushrooms and some rather absent fruit. I would lie if I wouldn’t say that, even though those wines were perfectly ok to drink and had beautiful labels, I was slightly disappointed or somewhat bored. Read the rest of this entry »

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