Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2018

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88 | MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS V ISIT u S AT MORRELLWINE .c OM cALL 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) I TA l Y : P I e D mo NT T oday 2007, is considered the best vintage of the last two decades to enjoy right now, as their powerful tannins have subtly resolved, allowing softer textures to emerge amidst fruit that has still retained its primary freshness. It's a combination that must be tasted to be believed. ✦ Paolo Conterno Barolo Ginestra Riserva 2007 W a 96 » $79 "...spectacular with rich floral and menthol aromas folded within the wine's silky texture. This 2007 Riserva feels much younger than it really is. Drink: 2016-2035." Monica Larner (1559319) Silvio Grasso Barolo Bricco Luciani 2007 VM 94 » $115 "...One of the most beautiful wines I have tasted here in quite some time. Dark berries, flowers, minerals and spices... sexy, well-delineated Barolo…inner perfume carries through gracefully to the long, silky finish." Antonio Galloni (2559320) e lio a ltare Barolo Cerretta Vigna Bricco 2007 VM 95 » $125 "... Demonstrates the elegance that can be coaxed from this site in Serralunga... nevertheless comes through in spades." Antonio Galloni (1558019) Ju ST Hi T TH e S W ee T S POT The 2007 vintage in Barolo was widely loved by critics across the board. a combination of power, depth and structure made the wines almost impossible to resist. i t is often considered a warm vintage, where producers were well-prepared to use the techniques they learned in 2000 and 2003 to produce high-quality fruit, without excessive ripeness. What they created were sun-kissed, yet balanced wines that were easy to like upon release.

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