Renato Corino Barolo 2007

Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy

Price: $45.99
Item No. 118247
  • JS94
  • WS93
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Alcohol By Volume: 14.5%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.

Winemaker's Notes

Garnet red with orange reflections. The nose is intense and pleasant, with typical ripe fruit notes, prune jam, dried roses, and spices. The wine is dry, warm, full-bodied, tannic, fresh, and persistent.

Pairs well with red meats and cheeses.

Critical Acclaim

"Love the white truffle aromas, with hints of red fruits and Spanish cedar. Full bodied, with ultra-fine tannins and a long, long finish. This is a majestic young wine. So balanced and beautiful now but will age wonderfully. This is fabulous for a standard Barolo. Best after 2013."
94 Points

"Offering a deep well of plum, cherry, licorice and leather flavors, this is bright and fresh, with firm, well-integrated tannins. A chewy style, balanced with sweet fruit. Excellent length. Best from 2014 through 2028."
93 Points

Learn About Renato Corino

As of January 2006, The Corino family estate was divided into two separate properties: Giuliano retained the original homestead and cellars while Renato moved into the Arborina area, approximately 1 km from the original winery. Renato now exclusively produces the Barbera Vigna Pozzo and Barolo Vigneto Rocche, while his base Barolo is almost entirely fruit from the Roncaglie...

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Learn About Piedmont

(PEED-mont) Piedmont is located in the Northwest area of Italy, hugging the Mediterranean coast. The regional capital, Turin, is situated smack in the middle of the province. Being close to the alps, the area enjoys a high altitude, with the best vineyards benefiting from the hills and elevation. Known for its famous sub-districts, Piedmont delivers some of the most...

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Learn About Nebbiolo

Nebbiolo(neh-bee-OH-low) The King of Piedmont Nebbiolo is the key grape in the wines of Barolo and Barbaresco. It is not the most planted variety, but it does make the most distinctive and age-worthy wines. Native to Piedmont, Nebbiolo is a bit of a soil snob - it's finicky about where it grows and has long been the honored red grape of Northern Italy...

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