Batasiolo Barolo 2005

Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy

Price: $49.99 $38.99
Save $11.00 (22%)
Item No. 103821
  • WS90
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: 13.5%

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%.
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Winemaker's Notes

The color is a deep ruby-garnet red. on the nose it is ethereal and intense, with notes of spices and dried fruits offering great finesse to the nose and palate. The palate is full-bodied wine highlighted with plum and cherry flavors and a velvety elegance. Ideal for accompanying white or red meats, meats with sauces and medium to mature cheeses.

Critical Acclaim

"Complex aromas of tea, dried flowers, dark fruits and hints of wood follow through to a full body, with silky tannins and a long finish. Refined and fascinating. Tight. Best after 2011."
90 Points

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Learn About Batasiolo Map ItMap It

In the local dialect of old rural Piedmont the word beni, meaning property, assets, has always been used with a slightly different meaning, denoting not only the farming land belonging to large landowners, but also small-holdings: ande' nti beni means going out into the fields or the vineyards to work or to give instruction. Nourishment comes from the land - the asset par...

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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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