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 87 i t A l Y : bA rb A res C o g e TT ing b ack To The b lend T he name Pio Cesare has been synonymous with Barolo and Barbaresco for over 100 years. It's a name that goes back to another time, long before vineyard-designated wines ruled the scene. Pio Cesare was one of the top bottlers in Piedmont, back when most farmers sold their grapes and large houses crafted blends from different vineyards that would represent the house style and what they felt was a perfectly balanced Barolo. It is in this blending of vineyards which many of the top traditional producers insist on to this day. The Pio Cesare winery has never lost sight of their roots. In the 2011 vintage, it is the blended Barbaresco, not the single vineyard Il Bricco, that has stolen the spotlight. It's a classic in the making at a price that makes this an extremely attractive option. ✦ Pio Cesare Barbaresco Piedmont 2011 AG 94 » $64 "...super-classic bouquet...here I find more personality, charm and tons of the allure that makes Barbaresco so compelling." (1528039) u nder The r adar n o l onger W e have spoken about Luca Roagna in the context of Barolo, but the fact is that this historic property made its name in Barbaresco with some of the oldest vines within the entire region. To this day, Roagna's Vecchie Viti are some of the most sought-after and highly limited examples of Barbaresco, produced through non- interventionist methods, which sometimes seem more mystical than scientific. Yet there's no denying the end result. Roagna Barbaresco Paje v ecchie v iti 2010 AG 95 » $175 "...arguably the most complex and nuanced of Luca Roagna's 2010 Barbarescos...the epitome of the 'iron fist in a velvet glove'." (1557051) M ORR e LL Gif T C ARDS are a great way to let your friends choose their favorites among thousands of the world's finest wines and spirits.

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