Wine tasting Day @ Donna Olimpia Bolgheri

Last night i was invited to an amazing wine tasting offered by Philarmonica  at the estate of   Donna Olimpia Bolgheri  We started with an amazing Champagne #Charles Rosè Reserve followed by the wine of the Tenuta L” Illuminat La Morra Piedmont Dolcetto d’ Alba doc 2011 Nebbiolo Langhe doc 2009 Barbera d’ Alba doc 2008…

Barolo Albe 2008 Docg – G. D Vajra

#16 position on Top 100 Wine Spectator of 2013 100% Nebbiolo DESCRIPTION A true Barolo di Barolo, Albe is a blend of grapes from three di erent vineyards at three di erent altitudes. Every morning the sun rises from one vineyard to another creating a symphony for the senses just like the wine produced from…

Barolo Monprivato 2008 Docg – Giuseppe Mascarello & Figlio

GRAPE-VARIETY: Nebbiolo VINEYARD: Monprivato, in the village of Castiglione Falletto (CN) WINE-MAKING PROCESS: Estate-grown bunches thinned during the summer undergo traditional-style, floating cap fermentation for 20/25 days. The wine is then matured in medium-sized Slavonian oak barrels for around 38 months. EXPECTED CELLAR LIFE: 15/25 years ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14% COLOUR: garnet red with orange-coloured highlights;…

“Ornato” Barolo Docg 2006 – Pio Cesare

GRAPE VARIETY: NEBBIOLO 100 % VINEYARDS: A single vineyards Barolo from very ripe grapes of three different plots of the famous Pio’s Family-owned Ornato Estate in Serralunga d’Alba, one of the top vineyards in the whole Barolo area. VINIFICATION: Fermented in stainless steel with skin contact for 15 days. AGEING: In mid toasted French oak…

Barolo Docg 2007 – Oddero

“By any standards, 2007 Barolo is a vintage of which to take note. Forward, packed with rich Nebbiolo fruit yet evidencing good structure, its best wines appear perfect both for wine lovers new to the wines of Piedmont and for conformed Barolistas.” Decanter Magazine The 2007 Oddero Barolo is undoubtedly one of the stars of…

Ciabot Mentin Ginestra Barolo Docg 2005 – Domenico Clerico

A single-vineyard bottling that expresses the merits of the Ginestra vineyard’s distinctive high altitude site. Rich, but soft ripe fruit, with layers of violet, thick tannins and long, clean finish. 96 Points-The Wine Advocate “Emerges from the glass with endless layers of sweet spices, menthol, violets and dark fruit on a powerful, authoritative frame. This…