Author Archives: Lorenzo Piacentino

Jancis Robinson – 2004 Barbaresco Roncaglie revisited – 16.5+/20

«Still youthful-looking ruby with orange tinges. A little nutty and developed and sweet. Grainy sweet-sour cherry palate but surprisingly backward on the finish. Refreshing acidity and elegant palate weight.» 2004 Barbaresco Roncaglie 16.5+/20 – Walter Speller, Jancis Robinson wine guide

Vinous – 2011 Barbaresco – Score 92

«The Piacentino family continues their rise into the upper echelon of producers in Barbaresco with these two very pretty 2011s.This year I have a slight preference for the straight Barbaresco, as the Roncaglie is a bit marked by oak. This site on the southern side of town seems to be intrinsically better suited to a […]

Bourgogne Aujourd’hui – Barbaresco Roncaglie 2010 – 17.5/20

«Best tasting note: Barbaresco Roncaglie 2010. The company presents a Barbaresco full of wealth. Aromas of black berries, jam and spices. The palate is massive, fleshy, with fine tannins, dense and distinct. 17.5 rating / 20.» Bourgogne Aujourd’hui, Ed. June 2014