Villadoria Barolo 2008

Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy

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Item No. 122194
  • WE88
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.

Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes

A garnet red color with a delicate, appealing, intense bouquet, reminiscent of violets and dry roses, alcohol soaked cherries, vanilla, tobacco, truffles and pepper. The taste is full, robust, austere but velvety and harmonious.

Critical Acclaim

"Here is a tight, traditional expression of Nebbiolo with a streamlined mouthfeel that is peppered with ripe fruit, licorice and root beer aromas. There’s a note of bitterness and astringency on the close that will soften with time. Drink after 2018."
88 Points

Learn About Villadoria

Villadoria, a wine, a deeply-rooted tradition, a bridge to the future. Over the years, the Lanzavecchia family, winemakers for four generations, has witnessed the evolution of an area which has its most precious treasure in wine. The Serralunga d'Alba hills are the ideal location for the cultivation of the native vines at the origin of Piedmont's most prestigious wines. It is in...

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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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