Category Archives: Barbaresco

Three Older Wines

Like most people who write about wines, I often receive samples to taste – two of each kind the winery makes, lest one of the bottles be corked. The open bottles get drunk or given away, as do the lighter … Continue reading

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Garantito IGP: Tasting in Piemonte

This year Carlo, Luciano, Roberto, Stefano Pasquale and I returned to Piemonte to taste through the current releases of Barolo and Barbaresco once they had a little more time under their belts – the vintage presentation is in the spring, … Continue reading

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The Old Barolo From Marchesi di Barolo And More

The second IGP trip to langa comes to a close: we tasted about 250 wines between 2009 Barbaresco and 2008 Barolo, and also a few Riserve winemakers sent with their other wines. Tasting these wines without worrying about having to … Continue reading

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The First IGP Day in Langa

Working though oceans of rain that have hammered central and northern Italy, the Giovani Promettenti landed in Langa to taste Barolo and Barbaresco (next year, we promise to add Roero!). This morning at 9:00 sharp Carlo Macchi, with Luciano Pignataro, … Continue reading

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