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Barbera d’Alba 2017

Barbera d'Alba

Wine Advocate "The 2017 Barbera d'Alba is a child of a hot vintage, and there's no missing its correspondingly sweet and dark fruit flavors. This vintage actually makes for an especially vibrant…

James Suckling "Succulent and delicious with lots of dark chocolate and blackberry aromas and flavors. Medium body. Soft texture."

Sandrone

Valmaggiore 2017

Nebbiolo d'Alba

Wine Advocate "With scorching heat and little rain overall, there was reason for worry during the 2017 growing season at large, but in the Roero zone by the banks of the Tanaro…

James Suckling "Attractive strawberry and orange-peel character. Medium body. Light tannins and a fresh finish."

Sandrone

Barolo Le Vigne 2015

Barolo

Le Vigne is a wine created from four different Nebbiolo vineyards, each of which brings its own contribution. This union generates an exceptionally complex wine that is round and harmonious on the palate, with fruity and spicy notes, and this approach of blending together plots is in fact the traditional one in Barolo.

James Suckling "A tight and focused Le Vigne with strawberry, orange-peel and floral aromas and hints of hazelnuts. Full-bodied, very intense and focused. Extremely long and polished, tannic finish."

Wine Advocate (95+) Luciano Sandrone expected this would be a beautiful year for Nebbiolo, with fruit showing the qualities of an important wine all throughout the growing season and right up to harvest.…

Vinous Media (95+) "The 2015 Barolo Le Vigne is a wine of pure and extreme grace. Silky and nuanced on the palate, with tremendous character, the 2015 is all class. Rose petal, mint…

Sandrone

Barolo Le Vigne Sibi et Paucis 2008

Barolo

Le Vigne is a wine created from four different Nebbiolo vineyards, each of which brings its own contribution. This union generates an exceptionally complex wine that is round and harmonious on the palate, with fruity and spicy notes, and this approach of blending together plots is in fact the traditional one in Barolo.

Wine Advocate “The 2008 Barolo Le Vigne Sibi et Paucis comes from a vintage that was sandwiched between other blockbuster years such as 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2010. This is an excellent…

Related Materials: Sandrone Barolo Le Vigne Sibi et Paucis 2008 Tech Sheet (97 WA)

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Barolo Le Vigne 2014

Barolo

Le Vigne is a wine created from four different Nebbiolo vineyards, each of which brings its own contribution. This union generates an exceptionally complex wine that is round and harmonious on the palate, with fruity and spicy notes, and this approach of blending together plots is in fact the traditional one in Barolo.

Vinous Media "The 2014 Barolo Le Vigne once again shows the wisdom of blending fruit from different sites. If there is a vintage where blending has the potential to be the difference-maker,…

Related Materials: Sandrone Barolo Le Vigne 2014 Tech Sheet (96 VM)

Wine Enthusiast (Cellar Selection) "Red berry, dried rose petal, exotic spice, menthol and a whiff of underbrush take shape in the glass. On the youthfully tense but focused palate, taut refined tannins and vibrant…

Sandrone

Barbera d’Alba 2016

Barbera d'Alba

Wine Spectator “A polished, plush, ripe style of Barbera, with spicy overtones to the core of plum and blackberry fruit. Firm and balanced, though this could use a few months to integrate…

Related Materials: Sandrone Barbera d’Alba 2017 Tech Sheet (91 JS)

Sandrone

Valmaggiore 2016

Nebbiolo d'Alba

James Suckling "Beautiful aromas of plums with fresh flowers, follow through to a full body, firm and silky tannins and a flavorful finish. Just a hint of asphalt and tar at the…

Wine Advocate “About ten producers make wine in the Valmaggiore cru in Roero (many of whom are reviewed here), and these wines get better each year I return to taste them. The…

Related Materials: Sandrone Valmaggiore 2016 Tech Sheet (94 WA)

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ALESTE 2015

Barolo

ALESTE - a combination of the names of Luciano Sandrone's grandchildren ALEssia and STEfano -- is the new name for Luciano's first wine, the Barolo Cannubi Boschis, which garnered Luciano his early acclaim with the international trade and press. This single-vineyard wine is typically dense and concentrated but shows incredible harmony and balance.

Vinous Media Sandrone's 2015 Barolo Aleste is a total stunner. Succulent dark cherry, plum, mocha, lavender and spice are all beautifully framed by ripe, silky tannins. Creamy, resonant and super-expressive, the 2015…

Wine Advocate There is more purple and black fruit in the 2015 Barolo Aleste compared to past vintages from Luciano Sandrone and also fewer of those floral accents that characterize the Cannubi…

James Suckling "Aromas of dried flowers and sweet berries follow through to a full body, very firm and chewy tannins and a long, flavorful finish."

Sandrone

Barolo Cannubi Boschis Sibi et Paucis 2008

Barolo

Each year, the winery chooses to put aside a small part of their production of the wines based in Nebbiolo. The winery holds these in their library under optimal conditions for resting, refining and the slow march toward maturity. The seal on the labels identifies these specific bottles and their path which began under the ground in their cellars.

Wine Advocate “The 2008 Barolo Cannubi Boschis Sibi et Paucis is released ten years after the harvest. The Sibi et Paucis program of late releases sees only 1,500 bottles each of Cannubi…

Related Materials: Sandrone Barolo Cannubi Boschis Sibi et Paucis 2008 Tech Sheet (96 WA)

Sandrone

ALESTE 2014

Barolo

ALESTE - a combination of the names of Luciano Sandrone's grandchildren ALEssia and STEfano -- is the new name for Luciano's first wine, the Barolo Cannubi Boschis, which garnered Luciano his early acclaim with the international trade and press. This single-vineyard wine is typically dense and concentrated but shows incredible harmony and balance.

Wine Spectator "The cherry and strawberry aromas are tinged by hay and tobacco notes. On the palate, the core of fruit is joined by a chorus of herb, tobacco and underbrush flavors.…

Wine Enthusiast (Cellar Selection) "Dried rose, blue flower, aromatic herb, wild berry and a whiff of pipe tobacco are just some of the aromas you'll find on this stunning red. It's elegant and structured,…

Related Materials: Sandrone Barolo ALESTE 2014 Tech Sheet (95 WE)

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Dolcetto d’Alba 2017

Dolcetto d'Alba

Sandrone's Dolcetto d’Alba is produced using Dolcetto grapes from 11 different vineyards, all within the Barolo DOCG. Sandrone’s Dolcetto sees no time in wood and is a remarkably robust and complex example of the variety.

James Suckling "Nice blueberry and black olive character on the nose and palate. Medium body, fruity finish."

Wine Spectator "An intense nose of black cherry, blackberry and pomegranate notes marks this dense, concentrated red, which is well-structured but covered in fleshy fruit until the long finish. Drink now through…

Related Materials: Sandrone Dolcetto d’Alba 2017 Tech Sheet (91 JS)