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    Cantalupo Collis Breclemae 2013

    £46.99

    “The 2013 Ghemme Collis Breclamae is fabulous. Deep, dark and also translucent, the 2013 possesses magnificent clarity as well as structure. Black cherry, lavender, truffle, mint, spice and new leather all develop in an ample, resonant Ghemme that hits all the right notes. A rich, substantial finish rounds things out in style. The 2013 can be enjoyed with minimal cellaring, but it also has the pedigree to develop in the cellar for many years to come. Each time I come back to the 2013 it is more impressive. Drinking window: 2023-2038. 96 points

    Readers who want to explore the best Alto Piemonte has to offer will find so much to admire in these new releases from Cantalupo. The Nebbiolo Colline Novaresi is done in a style that emphasizes freshness and near-term appeal. The dual flagships Collis Breclamae and Collis Carellae show two sides of Ghemme and the estate’s vineyards. The Breclamae is dark and brooding, while the Carellae is much brighter and more floral. Aging in cask really allows the personality of both sites to come through.”

    Antonio Galloni, Wine Advocate (09/20)

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    Cantalupo Collis Carellae 2013

    £41.99

    “The 2013 Ghemme Collis Carellae is brighter and also more ethereal than the Collis Breclamae. Sweet floral notes, red berry fruit, mint, sage and alpine flowers all grace the 2013. A wine of exquisite beauty, the Collis Carellae is decidedly airy, even though it has plenty of Ghemme punch too. Crushed autumn leaves, raspberry and pine all linger on the mid-weight finish. The 2013 is maybe a bit clenched, but a few years in bottle should take care of that. Drinking window: 2023-2038. 95 points

    Readers who want to explore the best Alto Piemonte has to offer will find so much to admire in these new releases from Cantalupo. The Nebbiolo Colline Novaresi is done in a style that emphasizes freshness and near-term appeal. The dual flagships Collis Breclamae and Collis Carellae show two sides of Ghemme and the estate’s vineyards. The Breclamae is dark and brooding, while the Carellae is much brighter and more floral. Aging in cask really allows the personality of both sites to come through.”

    Antonio Galloni, Wine Advocate (09/20)

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  • Cavallotto Barolo Bricco Boschis 2017

    £56.95

    “The 2017 Barolo Bricco Boschis is superb. A rush of crushed raspberry, rose petals, mint, sweet spice and blood orange gives the 2017 its effusive, sexy personality. Medium in body and exceptionally polished, the 2017 is an absolute jewel of a wine. Many 2017s are nervy and in need of time to soften, but not the Bricco Boschis. All the elements are so well-balanced. If I was going to open a wine for someone who was not familiar with Barolo, I might very well open this. It’s impossible not to love the 2017 Bricco Boschis. Drink: 2022-2037. 93 points”

    Antonio Galloni, Vinous (02/21)

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  • Cecilia Monte Barbaresco Serracapelli 2016

    £59.95

    “These are two absolutely stunning Barbarescos from Cecilia Monte, who spent time working at Luciano Sandrone before taking over her family’s small estate in Neive. Readers looking for an emerging star in Piedmont will want to check out the wines immediately.”

    Antonio Galloni, Vinous (10/18)

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  • Cecilia Monte Barbaresco Serracapelli Dedicato a Paolo 2015

    £69.99

    “These are two absolutely stunning Barbarescos from Cecilia Monte, who spent time working at Luciano Sandrone before taking over her family’s small estate in Neive. Readers looking for an emerging star in Piedmont will want to check out the wines immediately.”

    Antonio Galloni, Vinous (10/18)

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  • Ettore Germano Alta Langa Extra Brut 2017

    £34.99

    “Showing a luminous and crystalline appearance, this 25,000-bottle release of the Ettore Germano 2017 Alta Langa Metodo Classico Extra Brut is a blend of Pinot Nero and Chardonnay from the white, limestone soils of marine origin found in Alta Langa. The wine is tonic and razor-sharp with lemon zest, white peach, salty mineral and a touch of clove. This is a delightfully refreshing sparkling wine. Drink: 2021-2026. 92 points

    Ettore Germano has taken ambitious leaps and bounds toward greater quality and consistency in this impressive group of new releases.”

    Monica Larner, Wine Advocate (06/21)

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  • Ettore Germano Barolo Cerretta 2017

    £59.99

    “The 2017 Barolo Cerretta stands out in this range for its intensely floral personality and mid-weight structure. Crushed rose petal, sweet red berry fruit, cinnamon, dried leaves and anise lend quite a bit of aromatic nuance. The 2017 is classy and polished today. Even better, it will drink well with minimal cellaring. Drinking window: 2022-2032. 93 points

    Sergio Germano’s new Barolo releases are strong across the board. The move towards a style that shows more freshness and less oak influence is a big positive. The Lazzarito is the one Barolo in this range I find a bit less interesting than the others, as the style is more pushed. The last thing Serralunga fruit needs is more push.”

    Antonio Galloni, Vinous (10/21)

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  • Ettore Germano Barolo Prapo 2017

    £57.49

    “The 2017 Barolo Prapò is powerful and quite dense, yet also retains a sense of transparency that is admirable. Sage, dried herbs, menthol licorice and earthy accents give the Prapò an element of wildness that is beguiling. The tannins are firm, and yet there is more than enough fruit to provide balance. The 2017 is very nicely done. Drinking window: 2024-2037. 94 points

    Sergio Germano’s new Barolo releases are strong across the board. The move towards a style that shows more freshness and less oak influence is a big positive. The Lazzarito is the one Barolo in this range I find a bit less interesting than the others, as the style is more pushed. The last thing Serralunga fruit needs is more push.”

    Antonio Galloni, Vinous (10/21)

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  • Ettore Germano Barolo Riserva Lazzarito 2015

    £74.99

    “The 2015 Barolo Riserva Lazzarito (with fruit from Serralunga d’Alba) shows a generous, full-bodied consistency, with dark fruit, spice, baking clove and other dustings of exotic spice, such as cardamom and clove. That spiciness washes through the bouquet, and you can feel it on the palate, where the wine is structured and firm. Some 4,500 bottles were released. Drink: 2024-2040. 94 points

    Ettore Germano has taken ambitious leaps and bounds toward greater quality and consistency in this impressive group of new releases.

    Monica Larner, Wine Advocate (06/21)

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  • Ettore Germano Barolo Serralunga d’Alba 2018

    £37.95

    “Serralunga d’Alba. Youthful and just mid ruby. Firm and fragrant with hints of liquorice. Elegant palate that at the same time is firmly structured. This shouts Serralunga in the glass. Great sappy fruit impact and then rich fine tannins on the finish. Long and vivid.  Drink: 2022-2030. 17+ points”

    Walter Speller, JancisRobinson.com (12/21)

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  • Ettore Germano Barolo Vignarionda 2017

    £119.99

    “This is a gorgeous set of wines from Sergio Germano, but that is not terribly surprising based on the wines I tasted from cask during my last visit. The 2016s saw a total of 40-50 days on the skins between fermentation and maceration. Aging generally takes place in medium-format oak. The one exception is the new Barolo Vignarionda, which is fermented with whole clusters. It sees two years in medium-format oak, but spends an additional year in bottle prior to being released. Lastly, Germano fans will note a restyling of the labels, which are now drawn by Sergio Germano’s wife, Elena.”

    Antonio Galloni, Vinous (10/20)

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  • Ettore Germano Langhe Riesling Herzu 2019

    £26.99

    “Closed in a screw-cap bottle, the 2019 Langhe Riesling Hérzu reveals an enormously citrusy bouquet, with passion fruit, white peach and honey. Varietal tones of white licorice and dried ginger make faint appearances, and there are vague hints of the petrol and spice that usually follow when Riesling takes on even just a little more age. This wine shows precision and focus. Some 27,000 bottles comprise this above-average Riesling, so keep an eye out for it. Drink: 2021-2025. 91 points

    Ettore Germano has taken ambitious leaps and bounds toward greater quality and consistency in this impressive group of new releases.”

    Monica Larner, Wine Advocate (06/21)

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