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Langhe Nebbiolo

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If you have a love for Barolo but can't afford it, try the next best thing. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.   

 

The Wines

Price key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60

Quality key:  * = decent wine   ** = very good wine   *** = superb wine   ****= elite

VALUE = exceptional quality for the money

Giacosa Fratelli Nebbiola d'Alba '17  *** $$

Legendary wine family, Barolo's little brother, classy and complex.

Massolino Langhe Nebbilo '16 ***  $$

Everything you find in Barolo, just scaled down, a very good wine.

Cigliutti Langhe Nebbiolo '16  *** $$

From Barbaresco, a touch of wildness and zest, ultra-ripe fruit, complex.

Gagliardo Langhe Nebbiolo "Da Battie" '15  ***  $$

A little older, smooth, polished, ready to drink, generous deep flavors.

All of these wines can be purchased at Kenilworth Wine and Spirits.

Click on the bottle for direct ordering and home delivery.

Al Spoler, well known to WYPR listeners as the wine-loving co-host of "Cellar Notes" has had a long-standing parallel interest in cooking as well. Al has said, the moment he started getting serious about Sunday night dinners was the same moment he started getting serious about wine. Over the years, he has benefited greatly from being a member of the Cork and Fork Society of Baltimore, a gentlemen's dining club that serves black tie meals cooked by the members themselves who are some of Baltimore's most accomplished amateur cooks.