Grape Variety: Nebbiolo
Category: Red wine
Location Bought: Blackbeard’s, Cayman Islands
Region: Barolo, Piedmont
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Beni Di Batasiolo
Alcohol: 13.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Medium ruby with garnet overtones in colour and a medium intense nose.
An expensive wine to pair with pizza, but oh so worth it.
Positives: This complex wine features cedar, sour cherry, thyme, oregano, anise, red currants, pomegranate, leather, dried cranberry, tobacco & blood orange on the finish. Medium body with medium+ tannins, good acidity & a long length.
Drink now or over the next 10 years on its own or pair it with New York style pizza.
Interesting Point: Thanks to Roberto for recommending this
Tasted: 26 January 2014
Score: 9/10, Value: 9/10 Total: 18/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4