Author Archives: Lorenzo Piacentino

Gambero Rosso 2021

«[…] gaining more and more success from critics and customers with labels ranging from the surprising Chardonnay Paint It Black to the classic Barbaresco Roncaglie, passing through the many younger brothers of the winery: straight Barbaresco, Barbera d’Alba and Langhe Freisa. The passion for the Metodo Classico, now made from Nebbiolo grapes, will soon give […]

Vinous – 2013 Barbaresco – 92/100

«Socré’s 2013 Barbaresco is a terrific example of the vintage at its best. The aromatics alone are enticing. Sweet dark cherry, plum, sage, lavender, rose petal mint and licorice give the 2013 a dark, mysterious quality that is hard to fully describe. Deep and yet also weightless as only Nebbiolo can be, the 2013 hits […]

Vinibuoni d’Italia – 2017 Review

The center and hart of the winery are the vineyards in Barbaresco, about three hectares situated below the Socré cascina, on medium height hills, with a splendid panoramic position and a great south and west exposure, in Roncaglie cru. From these vineyards is generated the 2012 Barbaresco Roncaglie which get the coveted Crown. It charms […]

Veronelli – 2012 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.» 2012 Barbaresco Roncaglie, 91/100 – I vini […]

Daniele Cernilli – 2013 Barbaresco Roncaglie – 92/100

«From Nebbiolo grapes, ages in tonneau barrels. Concentrated ruby. Persistent smell, slightly spicy with red fruits: evident the plum, hint of mulberry, cherry. Rich taste with intricatedd structure and good progression, balanced and young tannin. Juicy and persistent final.» 2013 Barbaresco Roncaglie 92/100 Guida essenziale ai vini d’Italia 2017 – Daniele Cernilli, Doctor Wine

Gambero Rosso – 2012 Barbaresco – 🍷🍷

«It does not play much on elegance, but rather on the facets the aromatic range of the well managed Barbaresco 2012, with notes ranging from fur to currants. Good tannins, set in a rich body of flesh and structure. Powerful and rich in fruits blacks Barbera d’Alba Superiore 2013, enriched with hints of wet earth […]

Daniele Cernilli – 2011 Barbaresco Roncaglie – 90/100

«From Nebbiolo grapes, 12 months in oak barrels, of which one third new, and 12 in large barrels. Bright ruby and concentrated. Olfactory phase of dark fruit as plum, excellent spicy touch never intrusive and very classic floral side. Stylish taste, with a good impact, a beautiful progression and tannins of great quality, never excessive. […]