Terre da Vino 2009 “La Casa in Collina” Barbaresco

Lange wine review I am always looking for good values for Nebbiolo. The high quality $20 bottle is a rare and wonderful thing.  Typically that takes me to the larger Langhe region, plus Gattinara and Roero. The well-known regions of Barolo and Barbareso are rarely...

La Ca’ Nova 2007 “Bric Mentina” Barbaresco

A brilliantly crafted Barbaresco. Bric Mentina is an estate bottling from this excellent producer, and pushes me to be a bit more poetic than I can usually muster. This Barbaresco has a Buddha-like simplicity, yet it also holds a rich earthen depth. On the surface,...