Rocche dei Manzoni Barolo Rocche 2007

Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy

Price: $69.99
Item No. 120213
  • WS95
  • RP92
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

Barolo Rocche is an intense ruby red color and there are persistent aromas of violet and red fruits on the nose. The wine, 100% Nebbiolo, is harmonious and complex on the palate.

Critical Acclaim

"This red is extremely fresh, showing floral, cherry, raspberry and bilberry aromas and flavors, with a hint of tar. Elegant and taut, with a linear profile despite its ripeness and a long, lively aftertaste of sweet fruit and spice. Best from 2013 through 2028."
95 Points

"The 2007 Barolo Rocche is a seriously plush, authoritative wine. It flows onto the palate with marvelous depth in its dark fruit. Sweet, rich and enveloping through to the finish, the Rocche is a terrific entry-level Barolo from Rocche dei Manzoni. Hints of mocha and sweet spices add the final layers of complexity. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2025. "
92 Points

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Learn About Rocche dei Manzoni

Rich in history and blessed with the best locations, the vineyards of Podere Rocche Dei Manzoni are all situated within the municipality of Monforte d'Alba. Here the products are born and realize a perfect marriage of tradition and innovation.

The high quality of Podere Rocche dei Manzoni's products is guaranteed not only by meticulous vinification processes and a constant search for improvement but also by a strenuous work performed in the vineyard, through short pruning and thinning out of grapes to obtain very low output of grape/hectare.

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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