I was drinking this beautiful bottle this week at home and it was absolutely knock out delicious. It's from a vineyard by his house, and again, to compare to Pinot Noirs at his price, it has so much lovely fruit, richness and deep fruit and flavours, but not heaviness. It's a beautiful to drink and serve to friends that will give great pleasure now. It's knock out. I absolutely love it. It's hard to believe how delicious this is for the price.
In Piedmont, Gian Luca Colombo is the guy that everyone talks about. The architect of the neo-classical style of Barolo focusing on wines with real finesse: silky, elegant, perfumed, fine fruit, with gentler tannins, less wood and extraction, Colombo is the guy that everyone wants advice from. He won the Gambelli award for best young winemaker in Italy, and he works alongside a winemaker who is a consultant in Barbaresco, who makes the wine at esteemed Bruno Giacosa. They taste together, and talk together. The point is here is, that anything exciting happening in Barolo and Barbaresco, Gian Luca is probably aware of, and likely to be involved with. Gian Luca has a very small production of his own, and we are thrilled to have our hands on these wines.