2007 Nebbiolo, Azienda Agr. Molino, Langhe


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


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


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 »