The Italian word "Piedmont" means at the foot of the mountains, and indeed the whole region is dominated by the Alps to the north and the west. Piedmont is home to the largest area of vines which produce DOC and DOCG wines, and the region boasts over 40 denominations. The most well known wines from Piedmont include Barolo and Barbaresco, made from the Nebbiolo grape, and Asti Spumante, made from the Moscato grape. Nebbiolo is the undisputed king of the grape varieties in Piedmont but you should not ignore the lovely reds from the indigenous Dolcetto or Barbera, nor indeed...
This fantastic Dolcetto is surely one of the best values in the entire Langhe. Perfectly pitched and beautifully infused with youthful ripe cherry and plum. Plump, bold and impressive, there is a sublime freshness here, lifted gracefully by a delicious vein of mineral acidity. It is ideal for drinking over the next two to three years.more
Bottle 75cl £18.08
The nose on this Cannubi is welcomed by spicy aromas ripe fruit with hints of leather. On the palate, the strength and structure are mirrored in the deep, dark fruit: black cherries. An extraordinarily delicious yet serious Barolo which is rich enough to approach after 1-2 years but will reward ageing.more
Magnum 150cl £110.96
His Bussia Cru is one of his top vineyards and consistently produces Barolo of perfume and elegance. A scent of orange zest, ripe fruits fill the glass. The palate is structured as one expects from Barolo with not overwhelming tannins. the ruits are well balanced with the fine oak.more
Magnum 150cl £122.96