1993 Guido Porro Barolo

February 10, 2015

Name:Barolo
Vintage:1993
Type:Red Wine
Varietal:Nebbiolo
Producer:Guido Porro
Region:Italy / Piemonte / Barolo / Serralunga
Alcohol:13.5%

Guido Porro, of Serralunga, is one of my favourite Barolo producers. A modest farmer, growing only about 5ha of Barolo-dedicated grapes, most of which come from the two monopole vineyards Santa Caterina and Lazzariasco.   Often overlooked and offering a fantastic price/quality option, his wines are very typical to the terroir, honest and non-flashy. Somewhat rustic, perhaps, but, once again, this is what I would expect from Serralunga – dusty, earthy, savory, deep and wonderfully structured.

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