Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2016

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MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS Call 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) • Visit us at morrellwine.com • Complimentary delivery on all orders over $150 in NY and CT 84 i t A l Y : bA rolo h is T ory in T he Making F or many of us, the first dive into the world of mature Barolo is with a bottle of Giacomo Borgogno. This represents the true tradition of the region through blending the vineyards of Cannubi, Liste and Fossoti to achieve a balanced expression that can age for decades. The Borgogno library represents the greatest vintages of the last century, and it is periodically released to the public. The 2004 Giacomo Borgogno Barolo delivers all of the balance and cool vintage character of this classic year. It is still in its infancy today, yet it gives us a peek into the gem that will greet us through maturity. If it's a truly traditional Barolo that you seek, look no further. ✦ Giacomo Borgogno Barolo 2004 $65 "...a truly classic expression of the vintage and proof-positive that the Borgogno style still delivers a balanced and long-lived Barolo...youthfully structured yet still delivering vibrant red fruit... long with fine tannin coating the senses..." E. Guido (1558230) a gains T a ll o dds e nzo Boglietti is a name that fans of Barolo should commit to memory. There was a time when most Barolo producers were farmers turned winemakers, and their generation defined the region. Up until 25 years ago, farming was the principal source of income for the Boglietti family. Their holdings across the region and in some of the best vineyards throughout the townships were secured over two generations, yet the entire production was sold off to the larger house. However, as the prices of imported goods weighed heavy on their small family farm, the decision was made to begin making wine. At first, the principals of the modern school were introduced, as it was with most up-and-coming producers of the time. However, as vintages past and Enzo Boglietti craved the purity of Nebbiolo fruit, the use of new oak was reduced drastically. The 2007 Barolo Fossati is the culmination of a lesser vineyard site, overperforming in a warm vintage, made by a farmer- turned-winemaker who had all of the best intentions. It's also one of the most enjoyable wines of the 2007 vintage. ✦ e nzo Boglietti Barolo f ossati 2007 AG 94 » $69 "...a beautifully radiant, generous wine...a gorgeous Barolo, and one of the finest wines I have ever tasted at this address." (1558227)

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