Category Archives: Barolo

Bava Barolo de Castiglion Falletto 2000

The credit crunch is biting hard in the world of wine, with everyone thinking about how to cut back on spending in different ways. I admit that looking out for bargain Barolo isn’t exactly bread-line behaviour, but I felt I was doing my bit for the economy by picking up a discounted bottle of Bava… Read More »

Radcliffe’s Barolo 2001

We had a Radcliffe’s Barolo 2001 this weekend. It had been hanging around in the wine rack for about a year, waiting for its opportunity to shine. It was dark with a slight tinge of brick around the edge. 2001 isn’t old for an old style Barolo, but this one was made for relatively early… Read More »

Colombardo Barolo

I had dinner at a local Italian restaurant this weekend. It’s one of my favourites, the service is a little erratic, but always friendly, and there’s always a new dish to try. The wine list comes on a laminated A5 card, with ten wine choices, two of which are ‘white wine’ and ‘red wine’. There’s… Read More »

Araldica Revello Barolo 2002

A tough choice but I opted for an Italian wine tonight for the World Cup Final. Last night’s choice worked for Germany so here we go. Barolo ‘King of Wines and Wine of Kings’ is often a little overpriced, particularly in restaurants. I’ve got a Araldica Revello Barolo 2002. I’ve seen this on quite a… Read More »