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 the...
This particular Riserva is aged in French oak barrels for 3 years. It is then bottled and aged for 12 months before being released. The nose is filled with rich, red fruits and liquorice aromas. On the palate it expresses great minerality and blueberry fruits. The wine has long length and would be well suited to game meats. One to...more
Bottle 75cl £74.68
Made from Nebbiolo grapes grown on one of the most historic vineyards in Neive, the 2008 is elegant and complex with sweet plum and cassis aromas, intermingled with prunes, dried fruits and herbs. On the palate, ripe, soft fruit is balanced by fine tannins and delicate mineral notes. This is a beguiling and wonderfully expressive wine which opens up in...more
Bottle 75cl £108.68
This is a very elegant and delicately structured wine with an expansive bouquet of redcurrants and wild berries intermingled with aromatic notes of rose petals and delicate sweet citrus fruits. The palate reveals lovely depth of pure red fruit with darker layers coming to the fore as the wine builds in breadth and complexity. Silky textures and an energetic freshness...more
Bottle 75cl £112.68