Author Archives: Giulio Piacentino

Vinous – 2012 Barbaresco – 92/100

«The 2012 Barbaresco is dark, plummy and absolutely delicious, with plenty of up-front fruit and pure appeal. Sweet tobacco, rose petal, mint, cherries and licorice open up in the glass. The tannins retain a touch of firmness, but otherwise, this is a hugely appealing Barbaresco, especially considering it is the estate’s entry-level wine.» Barbaresco Roncaglie […]

Veronelli – 2011 Barbaresco Roncaglie – 91/100

«Socré has been active since 1871, when an ancestor of the current owners bought the farm, whose strange name comes from the clog crafting practiced by the previous owner. The company has always been to exclusively wine oriented, recently strengthened by additional purchases in Alba and Asti areas.» 2011 Barbaresco Roncaglie 91/100 – I vini […]

Wine Enthusiast – 2011 Barbaresco Roncaglie – 90/100

«Fragrances suggest wild berry layered with notes of forest floor, red rose, leather, clove and balsam. On the palate, sage, thyme and espresso back up sensations of ripe Morello cherry alongside tightly woven and assertive tannins that need time to unwind. Drink 2016–2023.» 2011 Barbaresco Roncaglie 90/100 – Wine Enthusiast – Kerin O’Keefe Also reviewed […]

L’Espresso – 2011 Barbaresco Roncaglie – 17/20

«Fascinating developed notes of dried flowers, earth and licorice; palate, very juicy and flavorful, balanced and spicy development, with good final taste.» Barbaresco Roncaglie 2011 17/20 – L’Espresso – I vini d’Italia 2015 (in Italian) 2011 Barbaresco 16.5/20 «Soft and full fruit, solid continuous body, gradual development and silky tannins» 2013 Barbarera d’Asti 15.5/20 2012 […]