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Barolo Badarina 2014

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2019
Punteggio

92

Note

This starts out with fresh cherry fruit, picking up tar, tobacco and eucalyptus accents. Muscular tannins squelch the finish for now, but there’s enough fruit to match. Best from 2023 through 2047. 750 cases made. – B.S.

Barolo Bricco Ambrogio 2014

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2019
Punteggio

92

Note

Elegant and spicy, bringing floral, cherry, white pepper, cardamom, tar and tobacco notes to the party. Light-footed, with firm yet refined tannins and a lingering finish. Best from 2021 through 2036. 600 cases made.-B.S.

Barbera d'Alba Superiore Scassa 2013

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2016
Punteggio

84

Note

A touch of new oak lends spice to the black cherry and boysenberry flavors in this red, which is lifted by bracing acidity and light tannins. Crisp finish. Drink now through 2018. 2,000 cases made

Barolo Badarina 2012

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2016
Punteggio

91

Note

This red seems to be developing, from the fading cherry and berry fruit to the leafy, underbrush notes. Still, this shows sweetness and a firm underpinning of iron, acidity and tannins that imparts length and dynamics on the finish. Best from 2019 through 2033. 750 cases made.

Barolo Bricco Ambrogio 2012

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2016
Punteggio

89

Note

Licorice, menthol and earth aromas and flavors are the main themes in this sinewy red. Dense, dusty tannins coat the palate on the moderate finish. Best from 2019 through 2029. 500 cases made.

Barolo Camilla 2012

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2016
Punteggio

90

Note

A racy, sinewy style, exhibiting cherry, licorice, eucalyptus and iron, backed by a wall of massive, mouthcoating tannins. Offers freshness and resonance on the finish. Best from 2020 through 2035. 1,000 cases made.

Dolcetto d'Alba 2014

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2016
Punteggio

86

Note

Black cherry, boysenberry and black pepper notes converge on the firm structure of this red, which turns lean on the finish. Drink now. 600 cases made.

Langhe Arneis 2015

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2016
Punteggio

87

Note

Plump and juicy, with peach and nectarine flavors holding court, uplifted by a pleasant grapefruit-peel-and-white-pepper bitterness. Drink now. 350 cases made.

Nebbiolo d'Alba 2013

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2016
Punteggio

87

Note

A straightforward red delivering cherry, berry and licorice flavors, with moderate tannins that pile up slightly on the finish. Try with risotto or with pasta and tomato sauce. Drink now through 2020. 400 cases imported.

Barbera d'Alba Superiore Scassa 2012

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2015
Punteggio

88

Note

A rich, polished style, this red is stitched with black cherry, blackberry and leather flavors. Shows some grip on the lingering finish. Drink now through 2018. 450 cases imported.

Barolo Camilla 2011

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2015
Punteggio

91

Note

A sinewy style, offering a mix of cherry and savory underbrush notes, this is balanced between the fruit and structure, with a lengthy, spicy finish. Best from 2018 through 2030. 1,000 cases imported.

Nebbiolo d'Alba 2012

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2015
Punteggio

87

Note

Licorice and cherry notes are the core flavors in this lean red, with accents of herbs. It’s juicy, tightening up on the moderately long finish. Best from 2016 through 2021. 1,200 cases made.

Barbera d'Alba Superiore Scassa 2011

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2014
Punteggio

84

Note

A tannic edge marks this plum- and black currant—laced red. Leather and earth accents complete the profile, keeping this balanced toward the alcohol. Drink now through 2018. 1,833 cases made.

Barolo Badarina Vigna Regnola 2010

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2014
Punteggio

90

Note

This sinewy red offers a tightly woven texture, along with sweet cherry, savory licorice, tar and iron notes. Starts broad, converging on a single point on the long finish. Best from 2017 through 2029. 850 cases made.

Barolo Bricco Ambrogio 2010

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2014
Punteggio

88

Note

Elegant and spicy, this offers cherry, currant, tobacco and tea flavors. Open, and should be approachable soon. Moderate length. Best from 2016 through 2024. Tasted twice, with consistent notes. 680 cases made.

Barolo Camilla 2010

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2014
Punteggio

91

Note

Fresh, with the cherry and floral flavors somewhat buried for now, this red exhibits balsamic notes of sage, olive, juniper and menthol. Well-proportioned, featuring a firm, almost chewy finish. Best from 2017 through 2030. 1,000 cases made.

Dolcetto d'Alba 2013

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2014
Punteggio

87

Note

Rich, bordering on meaty, this displays black cherry, earth, leather and black pepper notes, matched to a dense texture. Firm, ripe tannins show on the finish. Drink now through 2018. 1,000 cases made.

Barolo Badarina 2008

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2012
Punteggio

94

Note

Aromatic, showing mint, cherry, licorice and clove notes backed by a thick base of tannins. A savory, mineral element enters at midpalate and lingers on the complex aftertaste. Shows fine balance overall. Best from 2017 through 2037. 800 cases made.

Barolo Badarina Vigna Regnola 2006

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2012
Punteggio

92

Note

An arsenal of stiff tannins hides the cherry, medicinal herb and underbrush flavors in this red. A mineral underpinning only adds to the austerity. This finishes long, with mouthcoating, dusty tannins. Best from 2017 through 2036. 100 cases made.

Barolo Bricco Ambrogio 2008

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2012
Punteggio

88

Note

Pale in color, this elegant red offers dried cherry, tea, soy and tobacco flavors. Seems advanced for the vintage. Balanced on the dry side. Best from 2014 through 2022. 500 cases made.

Barolo Camilla 2008

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2012
Punteggio

84

Note

Cherry and leather notes mark this light red, offset by chewy tannins. Finishes on the dry side. Best from 2014 through 2020. 733 cases made.

Barolo Bricco Ambrogio 2007

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2011
Punteggio

90

Note

Macerated cherry aromas and flavors are reminiscent of a mature vintage Port, though this is dry and very elegant. Firm tannins leave an astringent impression on the finish, but this is austere right now. Best from 2014 through 2024. 541 cases made.

Barolo Camilla 2007

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2011
Punteggio

88

Note

Shades of ripe cherry and plum are matched to a delicate profile, yet there’s no shortage of structure, for this is austere at this stage. Dusty, drying tannins finish it off. Best from 2015 through 2022. 666 cases made.

Barolo Badarina 2006

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2010
Punteggio

93

Note

Full, rich and deep, this red evokes cherry, plum, iron and tobacco. Shows roundness, with firm, energetic tannins flashing their grip. Displays excellent spine and length. Best from 2014 through 2030. 791 cases made.

Barolo Badarina Vigna Regnola 2005

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2009
Punteggio

92

Note

Plum and raspberry aromas, with hints of milk chocolate. Full body, with chewy yet polished tannins. Concentrated and impressive. Balanced and pretty. Best after 2011. 750 cases made.

Barolo Badarina Vigna Regnola 2004

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2008
Punteggio

91

Note

Focused, with pretty blackberry, mineral and dark chocolate aromas and flavors. Full-bodied, with a solid core of fruit, yet balanced and precise, with everything in the right place. A nicely crafted red. Best after 2011. 800 cases made.

Barolo Badarina Vigna Regnola 2003

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2007
Punteggio

83

Note

Displays blackberry and mineral character. Medium-bodied, with fine tannins and vanilla and fruit on the finish. Drink now. 750 cases made.

Chardonnay 2006

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2007
Punteggio

85

Note

Medium- to full-bodied, with baked apple and piecrust aromas and flavors. Fruity and easygoing, with a clean, spicy finish. Drink now. 420 cases made.

Barolo Badarina Vigna Regnola 2001

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2005
Punteggio

88

Note

An attractive, open wine with berry, spice and lightly toasted oak. Medium- to full-bodied, with silky tannins and a medium finish. Best after 2008. 800 cases made.

Barolo Badarina 2000

Rivista Wine Spectator
Anno di pubblicazione 2004
Punteggio

87

Note

A wine with good berry and cherry aromas and flavors and just a hint of spices. Medium body. Fresh finish. Slightly lean. Best after 2006. 800 cases made.