2004 Elio Grasso Barolo Ginestra Casa Maté. Distinct tannins, cherries, violets, roses, ham/meat with some wood and a hint of tobacco. Grape: Nebbiolo First vintage: 1978 Aspect and height above sea level: south-facing, 300-350 metres Soil type: moderately loose-packed, slightly clayey, limestone-based Vine training system and planting density: Guyot-trained at 4,500 vines per hectare Average age of productive vines: around 40 […]
The Albeisa bottle was created towards the end of the 18th century by producers around Alba who, desiring a unique and recognizable bottle of their own, a “BOCG” for their own wines, requested it from the master glaziers of the renowned Vetrerie di Porino firm just outside the city of Turin. A new bottle which […]
Per Kamperin ”The 2012 Barolo Riserva Perno is the most elegant of the three 2012 Barolos I tasted. Soaring aromatics convey an impression of elegance and nuance that these wines don’t always show. Even so, there is plenty of the depth and power that are such signatures of these Barolos. Sweet tobacco, mint, spice, cedar […]
Per Kamperin – Wine Blog… 2004 La Spinetta (Rivetti) Barbaresco Vürsù Vigneto Valeriano. Dark fruit, some leather, a hint of cherries, but to much oak, still OK. Decanted for 3h.
Per Kamperin on Quora Blog R.I.P… 😢😢 2007 Giuseppe Rinaldi Cannubi San Lorenzo – Ravera