Wine Expo Hit List: All about Barolo – July 20th, 2018

Wine Expo Hit List (Featured Wines) – July 20th, 2018
*NEW ARRIVAL – Barolo, Cascina Boschetti, Italy, 2013 $41.99
A well balanced, structured red wine with ripe sour cherries, ripe strawberries, roses with a hint of leather and oak.
Barolo, Cantine Povero, Italy, 2011 $51.99
Lighter tannins than traditional Barolo. Smooth and easy to drink. Low tannins, delicate and elegant.
Barolo, Terre dei Roveri, Italy, 2012 $63.99
Romantic, complex with a most of moss, truffle and dark fruits like plum and blackcurrant. A soft dance between acid and tannins. Subtle tannins due to aging in Slovenian oak cask. Cedar, toasted oak, dried plums, and marzipan.
*NEW ARRIVAL – Barolo Vigna D’Vai, Ca’ Brusa, Italy, 2008 $79.99
Deep garnet, not overly complex, yet great quality Barolo with a nose of black fruits, coffee, and earthiness. Soft, silky and beautiful.
*NEW ARRIVAL – Riserva Barolo Vigna D’Vai, Ca’ Brusa, Italy, 2005 $84.99
A seriously Barolo. Traditional flavors of Tar and Roses, intense red berry flavors with sharp acidity and strong tannins.
Barolo, Claudio Alario, Riva Rocca Italy, 2011 $90.00
A traditional Barolo, well made, Robust Barolo with dark cherry color and an orange rim. A nose of allspice, star of anise and juniper, red plum, cherry and dried flowers and strong tannins.
*Limited Quantity Barolo, Rocche Dei Manzoni, Italy, 2012 $150.00
Aroma of oak, coconut, burned rubber and scorched earth. Palate of vanilla, licorice and astringent tannins with a hint of Eucalyptus. Taste of blackberry, blackcurrant, leather, espresso, plum and vanilla with firm tannins.