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 86 i t A l Y : bA rb A res C o The Most Burgundian of Barbaresco i f you go back only ten years ago, s ottimano was often lumped into the modern camp of winemakers in p iedmont. t hat is no longer so, and much of this has to do with Andrea taking the reins at the winery in 2005. t oday, s ottimano stands for purity and a style that is often described as the most b urgundian of all b arbaresco. Andrea couldn't be happier, as his true love in life is b urgundy. t he b arbaresco p ajore is the elegant beauty in Andrea's portfolio. i t's a model of grace, elegance and precision, with a structure to carry it for decades in the cellar. i t's also one of the top wines of the vintage. ✦ Sottimano Barbaresco Pajore 2013 AG 95 » $59 "...pure seduction. s ucculent black cherry, plum, spice and menthol flesh out in the glass... power and succulence is accompanied by deep layers of spice and balsamic notes that are so typical of p ajoré, one of the greatest sites in all of p iedmont...a super-impressive, young b arbaresco from s ottimano that promises to drink well for many, many years." (1557070) The u nders T a T ed b eau T y o F n ebbiolo: b arbaresco Barolo may be the king of wines, but Barbaresco in undoubtedly the queen. Here we find the finesse and understated beauty of nebbiolo on display, yet with such ability to mature with elegance and refinement that they can often put mature Barolo to shame. Don't be surprised when Barbaresco joins Barolo on the world's stage.

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