APPELLATION BARBARESCO DOCG BASARIN: Geographical definition of one of the most famous Crus for the cultivation of Nebbiolo. GRAPE-VARIETY: 100% Nebbiolo. GROWING LOCATION: Located on sunny hills south orientated, in the region of Neive. ALTITUDE: Approx. 300 meters above sea-level. SOIL: Grey tufaceous marl. VINEYARDS: Average vine age is 10 years. RAISING: The vines are […]
International Wine Cellar, 96+ points (2005): “(the first vintage of Gran Bussia made with what Giacomo Conterno described as the estate’s “new philosophy” on more serious green harvesting and longer skin contact; aged for four years in two 25-hectoliter barrels and slated to be released in 2012 with the 2008 crus): Medium red. Perfumed, high-toned […]
A wine which is only produced in the best vintage years to a selection of Sangiovese grapes which come from a vineyard over 40 years of age with a small addition of Merlot. The grapes are fermented in large oak vats and the wine is aged in French barrik for about 18 months. The result […]
The 2008 Nerosanlore is the richest, darkest and most brooding of these Nero d?Avolas from Gulfi. Tar, smoke, licorice, incense and the blackest of fruit emerge from this powerful, full-bodied Sicilian red. There is an element of unrestrained power in the Nerosanlore that distinguishes it from the other wines in the range. Leather, earthiness and […]
Elegant and powerful, combining sweet berry, mineral, licorice and spice flavors with finesse and length. This is well-balanced and really kicks into high gear on the long finish.