Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2016

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hat's not to say that Barolo Monprivato hasn't been a classic wine of the highest level for many years before that. However, it took an evolution in consumer understanding of traditional Barolo to perceive its true qualities. Many Barolo lovers lament that we didn't start buying these wines sooner. Located in Castiglione Falletto, the Mascarello family creates what is considered to be one of the greatest expressions of Barolo in the Piedmont. Monprivato is often misunderstood in its youth for its light color and tight, closed personality. However, it's in the cellar where Monprivato evolves into a masterpiece. There's good reason why this wine is waited on and hunted for by Barolo enthusiasts the world over. When Monprivato sheds its youthful shell, the results are a wine of the highest level, often compared to the absolute best red Burgundy. Giuseppe Mascarello Barolo Monprivato 2010 AG 96 $175 "Knockout nose"…"superb concentration"…"A wine of great length and potential" (1712028) Producer Profile: Giuse PP e Mascarello The Mascarello family has been involved in Piedmont winemaking for over 100 years. However, it was only in the last two decades, under the ownership of Mauro Mascarello, that this staunch traditionalist Barolo began to receive the respect it deserves T » xxx t he d almore sits on the banks of the Cromarty f irth overlooking the b lack i sle, a place that was hardly considered hospitable at the time, yet Alexander m atheson saw it as the ideal location to create his new brand. With the best natural resources at his fingertips, he began building the necessary infrastructure that allowed the brand to come to life. t he d almore continues to use a combination of different size and shape stills to create a powerful statement that eschews the norm and outpaces the competition. i t's a true h ighland Whisky to the core. ✦ tH e d almore bottle 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Highland (1103940) $59 15 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Highland (1103350) $110 18 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Highland (1103015) $229 Constellation Cask 1 Single Malt Scotch Whisky 1991 (1103311) $4495 35 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Limited e dition Baccarat Crystal Bottle (1528042) $5400 Steeped in tradition with almost two centuries' worth of experience to build on, the Dalmore was built on the courage to be different. The c our age T o be d i FF eren T s pirits

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