Langhe Nebbiole Il Favot Doc 2013

Grape Variety: 
100% Nebbiolo
Tasting Note: 
This calling card wine from Aldo Conterno looks, smells, feels and tastes more like a “Baby Barolo” than like a Nebbiolo d’Alba. Rain-spattered violets and lavender, fistfuls of plums and red currants, a dusting of chestnut and a waft of smoke burst from the glass of this ’13 Nebbiolo. Sophisticated tannins uncurl on the palate of this remarkably intense wine, and its lush mouth-feel makes it drink like a very approachable, barrique-aged Barolo at a fraction of

91 Points Wine and Spirit