Some of Italy's finest red wines are made using the Nebbiolo grape in the Piedmont region. These wines include Barolo, Barbaresco and Gattinara. These Nebbiolo wines are full-bodied and tannic when young but can soften with some aging. The robust Barolo wines generally need more aging than the more elegant Barbaresco wines. The Nebbiolo grape has not been planted in large quantities outside of northwest Italy with only a small amount grown in California. Wherever they are from you should buy Nebbiolo wines at the Ultimate Wine Shop.
There's no mistaking it: this is the real thing-old-fashioned Barbaresco with the terroir shining through. This fourth generation continues to make wine the only way they can imagine: all vineyard work is natural and chemical-free,... Read More
The Cottį 2008 has an intense garnet color ;the nose is, as always, more fruit-driven with notes of red and black fruits, a typical aroma in this zone, and refined nuances of mint. On the palate it displays notable length as well... Read More