2 BOTTLES OF BARBERA D'ALBA PIANI DOC, 2019, PELISSERO, PIEDMONT, ITALY
In the heart of the Langhe area (UNESCO heritage), soil rich in mineral and clay. Aged 9 months in oak barrels (30-40% in barrique and the remaining in 50 hL barrels). Deep ruby-red colour. Fantastic nose with stewed fruit, raspberry, blueberry. Full-body, crazy acidity, tannic.
1 BOTTLE OF LANGHE LONG NOW DOC, 2018, PELISSERO, PIEDMONT, ITALY
50% Barbera-50% Nebbiolo. In honour of the no profit Californian foundation. Recalling the saying "in the wine there is the time". Purplish-red, very ripe fruit, blackberry, raspberry with vanilla notes. Bursting on the palate, full, velvety. A really special wine.
95 points - Vinous
95 points - Robert Parker: Wine Advocate
92 points - Wine Spectator
2 BOTTLES OF BARBARESCO DOCG, 2017, PELISSERO, PIEDMONT, ITALY
This is Giorgio Pelissero's single cru Nubiola Barbaresco. Considered among the top 3 Barbaresco producers. A highly tannic wine. Grown on the highest elevation plot in the Qugenta zone of 'Treiso' Barbaresco. Notes of roses, violets and cherry. Notes that go from ripe fruit to herbs. 100% Nebbiolo grape, arguablythe most important of all Italian grapes.
93 points - Vinous