Barolo

"Barolo is a traditional hillside village in the rolling hills of Piedmont, northwestern Italy. The vineyards and cantine (wineries) there have long been famous for producing some of Italy's very finest red wines – predominantly from the region's signature grape variety, Nebbiolo." - Wine Searcher

"It is beyond question, however, that Piemonte's greatest wines are Barolo and, generally very slightly lighter and earlier maturing, Barbaresco. These are two of the wine world's pinnacles but, as Aldo Conterno placidly observes, they are not easy to understand and, since they are made in small quantities, that matters little...

Barolo, conventionally known as Italy’s ‘wine of kings and king of wines’, is particularly rich in different wine characters, created by the turn of a hillside, a seam of sandstone or marl. It is majestic in every sense, the most concentrated expression of the Nebbiolo grape which has needed coaxing and a fine autumn to ripen properly. But there are huge and demonstrable differences between different parts of the 11 communes that make up the Barolo DOCG. Wines made from grapes grown in the western villages of La Morra and the village of Barolo itself tend to be a little lighter and more open than those made in Castiglione Falletto, Monforte d’Alba and Serralunga d’Alba to the east and north." - Jancis Robinson

 

Map adapted from: Decanter

  • Renato Ratti Barolo Rocche 2016

    Renato Ratti Barolo Rocche 2016

    Region: Italy - Barolo

    WINE ADVOCATE 96 POINTS!  WINE ENTHUSIAST 97 POINTS! VINOUS 94 POINTS!   "Glossy, elegant and full bodied, this beauty opens with aromas of dark berry, menthol, wild rose and exotic spice. The delicious, finessed palate doles...

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  • Renato Ratti Barolo Conca 2016

    Renato Ratti Barolo Conca 2016

    Region: Italy - Barolo

    95 POINTS - THE WINE ADVOCATE97 POINTS - WINE MAGAZINE "The Renato Ratti 2016 Barolo Conca is another stunning beauty from this leading estate in La Morra. Conca is a prized vineyard, and you will immediately notice light mineral signatures of crushed...

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  • Einaudi Barolo Cannubi DOCG 2016

    Einaudi Barolo Cannubi DOCG 2016

    Region: Italy - Barolo

    HUON HOOKE 96 POINTS!  GARY WALSH 95 POINTS!  ANTONIO GALLONI 94 POINTS!  JAMES SUCKLING 96 POINTS!  "The bouquet presents dried herbs, humus, earthy forest undergrowth and licorice and spice overtones. The palate...

    Current stock: 17

    $175.00
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  • Einaudi Barolo Bussia DOCG 2016

    Einaudi Barolo Bussia DOCG 2016

    Region: Italy - Barolo

    HUON HOOKE 97 POINTS!  GARY WALSH 95 POINTS!  ANTONIO GALLONI 95 POINTS!  JAMES SUCKLING 94 POINTS!  "Deepish red colour with purple tints and touch of brick-red. The bouquet is strong on dried herbs and straw,...

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  • Conterno Fantino Barolo Castelletto 2016

    Conterno Fantino Barolo Castelletto 2016

    Region: Italy - Barolo

    "VIGNA PRESSENDA"  ROBERT PARKER 96 POINTS!  ANTONIO GALLONI 94+ POINTS!  WINE SPECTATOR 94 POINTS!  JAMES SUCKLING 94 POINTS!   "This shows density and polish with lots of chewy tannins, which are...

    Current stock: 11

    $210.00
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  • Massolino Barolo 2016

    Massolino Barolo 2016

    Region: Italy - Barolo

    WINE SPECTATOR 95 POINTS!  ROBERT PARKER 94 POINTS!   "A stream of pure, juicy cherry fruit is at the heart of this red, along with mineral, tobacco and wild herb notes. Firm and tightly wound, with a matrix of dense, refined tannins...

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    $103.00
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  • G.D. Vajra Langhe Rosso 2018

    G.D. Vajra Langhe Rosso 2018

    Region: Italy - Barolo

    A GORGEOUS LANGHI ROSSO USING NEBBIOLO, BARBERA & DOLCETTO FROM PIEDMONTE.  "Our Langhe Rosso is a hug from Piedmont. It’s an invitation to explore its different varieties and to get to know its personality. From young vineyards, it is a...

    Current stock: 3

    $32.00
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  • Luigi Baudana Barolo Serralunga 2016 DOCG

    Luigi Baudana Barolo Serralunga 2016 DOCG

    Region: Italy - Barolo

    93 POINTS - WINE ADVOCATE!   "A GORGEOUS ENTRY-LEVEL WINE IN THIS RANGE"  - Antonio Galloni  "The 2016 Barolo del Comune di Serralunga d'Alba achieves a loose and open fiber that gives this wine the most accessible personality among...

    Current stock: 2

    $115.00
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  • Luigi Baudana Barolo Baudana 2016 DOCG

    Luigi Baudana Barolo Baudana 2016 DOCG

    Region: Italy - Barolo

    95 POINTS - WINE ADVOCATE!   "... IT NEEDS TIME IN BOTTLE, BUT IT IS SUPER IMPRESSIVE, EVEN IN THE EARLY GOING." "The 2016 Barolo Baudana is laced with sweet red cherry, floral overtones and silky tannins, all of which make it one of the...

    Current stock: 6

    $169.00
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  • G.D. Vajra Barolo Coste di Rose 2016 DOCG

    G.D. Vajra Barolo Coste di Rose 2016 DOCG

    Region: Italy - Barolo

    95 POINTS - NICK STOCK!  94 POINTS - WINE ADVOCATE!    "The 2016 Barolo Coste di Rose is plump, juicy and forward, all qualities that make it one of the more approachable wines in the Vajra range. Plump dark cherry, plum,...

    Current stock: 1

    $150.00
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  • G.D. Vajra Barolo Albe 2016 DOCG

    G.D. Vajra Barolo Albe 2016 DOCG

    Region: Italy - Barolo

    94+ POINTS - WINE FRONT!  94 POINTS - WINE ADVOCATE!   "Albe is a tribute to the masters of the 1950s and 60s, to those winemakers who had the vision and the taste to blend some of the most amazing crus in order to achieve a Barolo...

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    Current stock: 6

    $99.95
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  • Luciano Sandrone La Vigne Barolo 2015

    Luciano Sandrone La Vigne Barolo 2015

    Region: Italy - Barolo

    "The 2015 Barolo Le Vigne is a wine of pure and extreme grace. Silky and nuanced on the palate, with tremendous character, the 2015 is all class. Rose petal, mint and sweet red berry fruit are laced together in this super-expressive Barolo. Medium in...

    Current stock: 3

    $245.00
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