GallinaBarbera d’Alba 2008GallinaBarbera d’Alba 2008 La Spinetta köpte Gallina 1995 (och då hade stockarna en genomsnittlig...Damn, that's good!Massimo, Dad and Renato... Dad was the one working in the vineyard when we visited in May of 2010...Husets barbera är mörk och tung i glaset med violetta reflexer. Doften är riktigt explosiv: Oblyga...They currently have about 18 hectares and produce a nice range of wines. Dolcetto is deliciously...They currently have about 18 hectares and produce a nice range of wines. Dolcetto is deliciously...Winemaker Renato Ponte pours his delightful Barbera d'Asti. The locals actually prefer the Ponte's...som inte har hunnit sjunka in riktigt och en eldighet som jag inte riktigt gillar – 14,5 procent är...BRUNO GIACOSASo...the story continues. It seems winemaker Dante Scaglione has returned to Giacosa after a three...Bruna Giacosa. Some observers have wondered how the wines will be, given the change in cellar...They have a cellar full of bottle-fermented spumante.Signor Lavagna pours a flute of Giacosa's famed Brut Spumante.MORE PIEMONTESE SELECTIONSMassimo holding two really good bottles of wine...an old Dunn Howell Mountain and a bottle of his...So...the story continues. It seems winemaker Dante Scaglione has returned to Giacosa after a three...The 2005s we tasted in 2009 were quite good. And the prices at which they are offered here in the US...The Serralunga valley tends to produce well-structured Barolo wines and most of the Massolino...Old Bottles in the Cellar of Castello di Verduno Some friends made a batch of this one vintage.....For years, most of the Ponte wines were sold in demijohns.Much of their production is sold in these rather large, uh, bottles. As you might imagine, the idea...CASTELLO DI VERDUNO There's a curious little Piemontese grape variety that's particular to the...From Barolo, they're making a number of single vineyard wines. These appear under the brand name of...So there's a Bricco Rocche bottling of Bricco Rocche (is there an echo in here?), along with Bricco...Just to keep us on our toes, this estate goes by either the family name, Massolino or the name of a...There's not much wood in this cellar......they taste his wines, though at the same time, I'd bet to a certain degree he doesn't really care.