Vite Colte Ratings
Luca Maroni Piemonte Rosso Passito Spasso 2018 97 Consistency 33. Balance 32. Integrity 32
GAVI DEL COMUNE DI GAVI MASSERIA DEI CARMELITANI 2018 Score: 89 Some white flowers, sliced pears and citrus. Fruity and fresh, but a little simple. Drink now. Screw cap.
BARBARESCO LA CASA IN COLLINA 2016 Score: 91 A more floral, fresher Barbaresco that shows bright blueberries, fresh herbs and fruit tea. Mediumbodied and fruity with a lithe backbone of tannins and a soft finish. A more reserved style. (June 2019)
PIEMONTE CHARDONNAY FOSCHE 2018 Score 93 Lots of butterscotch and yoghurt character here, in addition to cloves, but plenty of attractive dried peach and citrus fruit behind that. Fullbodied and serious with lots of oiliness and density on the palate, but enough acidity to carry this through to a taut finish (June 2019)
NIZZA LA LUNA E I FALO' 2015 Score 92 This has a fascinating bouquet with fresh violets, bright herbs, licorice, lavender and citrus. Medium body, vibrant acidity and a medium-chewy, structured finish. (June 2019)
The magazine Falstaff awarded in the article "Barbera Trophy" 90 Punkte Barbera d'Asti Superiore “La Luna e i Falò” 2016 Intensives, dunkelleuchtendes Purpur. In der Nase nach Sauerkirsche und eingelegten Pflaumen, im Nachhall nach Milchschokolade. Am Gaumen geschmeidig und weich, öffnet sich auf samtiger Frucht umhüllt von engem Tannin, gute Länge, feiner Trunk.
Andres Larsson, Best Sommelier of the World 2007, awarded for Tasted 100% Blind 92 / 100 Barolo “Paesi Tuoi” 2015 Medium deep ruby with an orange hue. Pure and intense aromas of wild berries, ginger, clove, fine wood and tobacco. The palate is dense, still a youthful bite to it but ripe extract and tannin, [...]
Andres Larsson, Best Sommelier of the World 2007, awarded for Tasted 100% Blind 91 / 100 Barolo del Comune di Barolo “Essenze” 2015 Medium deep ruby with an orange rim. The nose offers some wood, leather, tobacco, fresh red currant and cherry notes. Medium towards full structre, still unresolved with a youthful tannic texture, yet [...]
Our Barolo del Comune di Serralunga d’Alba “Essenze” 2013 was awarded by the Italian Wine Competition WOW, organized by the Italian Magazine Civiltà del Bere, Golden Medal The words of the judges. "Wide, open nose, beautiful fleshy fruit in evidence, intact and open" "Dense tannins, but at the same time crunchy" "A typical and very [...]
BAROLO RISERVA ESSENZE 2010 Score 92 Aromas of mellow, dried strawberries and cherries with a sheen of earthy, savory notes. The palate has a succulent, fleshy and open-knit feel with abundant cherry flavors. Drink or hold. (January 25, 2019)