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The center of the production of the world’s most exclusive and age-worthy red wines made from Nebbiolo, the Barolo wine region includes five core townships: La Morra, Monforte d’Alba, Serralunga d’Alba, Castiglione Falletto and the Barolo village itself, as well as a few outlying villages. The landscape of Barolo, characterized by prominent and castle-topped hills, is full of history and romance centered on the Nebbiolo grape. Its wines, with the signature “tar and roses” aromas, have a deceptively light garnet color but full presence on the palate and plenty of tannins and acidity. In a well-made Barolo wine, one can expect to find complexity and good evolution with notes of, for example, strawberry, cherry, plum, leather, truffle, anise, fresh and dried herbs, tobacco and violets.

There are two predominant soil types here, which distinguish Barolo from the lesser surrounding areas. Compact and fertile Tortonian sandy marls define the vineyards farthest west and at higher elevations. Typically the Barolo wines coming from this side, from La Morra and Barolo, can be approachable relatively early on in their evolution and represent the “feminine” side of Barolo, often closer in style to Barbaresco with elegant perfume and fresh fruit.

On the eastern side of the Barolo wine region, Helvetian soils of compressed sandstone and chalks are less fertile, producing wines with intense body, power and structured tannins. This more “masculine” style comes from Monforte d’Alba and Serralunga d’Alba. The township of Castiglione Falletto covers a spine with both soil types.

The best Barolo wines need 10-15 years before they are ready to drink, and can further age for several decades.

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  • Vietti Barolo Rocche di Castiglione 2005 Front Label
    Vietti Barolo Rocche di Castiglione 2005
    Nebbiolo from Barolo, Piedmont, Italy
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  • E. Pira e Figli Barolo Cannubi 2005 Front Label
    E. Pira e Figli Barolo Cannubi 2005
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  • Marchesi di Barolo Barolo Cannubi 2005 Front Label
    Marchesi di Barolo Barolo Cannubi 2005
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  • Vietti Barolo Brunate 2005 Front Label
    Vietti Barolo Brunate 2005
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  • Vietti Barolo Lazzarito 2005 Front Label
    Vietti Barolo Lazzarito 2005
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  • Elvio Cogno Ravera Barolo 2005 Front Label
    Elvio Cogno Ravera Barolo 2005
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  • Renato Ratti Conca Barolo 2005 Front Label
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  • Ceretto Brunate Barolo 2005 Front Label
    Ceretto Brunate Barolo 2005
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  • Pio Cesare Barolo 2005 Front Label
    Pio Cesare Barolo 2005
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  • Renato Ratti Rocche dell'Annunziata Barolo 2005 Front Label
    Renato Ratti Rocche dell'Annunziata Barolo 2005
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  • Massolino Vigna Parafada Barolo (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2005 Front Label
    Massolino Vigna Parafada Barolo (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2005
    Nebbiolo from Barolo, Piedmont, Italy
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