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...
An attractive, medium bodied wine with bright red cherry and sweet dark fruits on the nose with notes of tobacco and exotic spice. On the palate, rich dark flavours are balanced by silky smooth tannins and an elegant spicy note on the finish. Perfect for drinking now, it will age well for ten years. Score:more
Bottle 75cl £35.69
The 2010 retains its personality with intense aromas of sweet cherry and wild strawberries mingled with refined spicy notes. Succulent and rich on the palate, it has a core of ripe red fruits with darker blackberry characters in the background which balance the lovely bright acidity and smooth, integrated tannins. Notes of sweet herbs and some subtle toasty oak on...more
Magnum 150cl £569.20
Bottle 75cl £98.60
The 2008 Asili is a very expressive, deeply flavoured wine with aromas redolent of cherries, plums, prunes and dried fruits. On the palate it has soft, rich red berry flavours with hints of spices, minerals and dried herbs. Firm tannins are balanced by ripe, warm fruit characters. A very satisfying, attractive wine, it will benefit from a few more years...more
Magnum 150cl £210.00
A rich, dark wine with superb intensity of flavour and great balance from a unique vineyard site at the top of the hill. The elegant bouquet is reminiscent of delicate strawberries, roses and ripe red fruits with a hint of exotic herbsand truffles. The palate is rich and layered with generous, dark cherry flavours balanced by smooth, velvety tannins and...more
Magnum 150cl £229.20
The 2008 Falletto is an incredibly attractive and refined Barolo with a bouquet of red berry fruits and perfumed, almost sensuous floral characters and hints of white truffles. There is excellent balance, depth and definition on the palate supported by firm but very elegant tannins. Savoury red cherry and cassis notes and a refined mineral character on the finish give...more
Magnum 150cl £279.20
Elegant and perfumed with lovely vibrant fruit, the 2014 has an energetic bouquet with crunchy cherry fruits. On the palate refreshing red berry flavours balance darker and sweeter herb characters which emerge from the glass while fine tannins provide length and definition. A classically structured wine with succulent flavours, it will be delicious from release but will also age well.