Whilst being in the extremely fortunate position of working in the wine industry, having opportunities to try exceptional wines and meet brilliant, inspiring producers, one thing I feel The Society offers its members better than any other wine merchant is an excellent selection of mid-priced bottles. And this is a superb example which belies its price.
The wine hails from the Langhe - Barolo country - and is a blend of dolcetto and nebbiolo which is barrel aged for around six months in oak. This, the 2009 is ripe and supple now but still has years ahead of it. It is superb with slow-cooked lamb, preferably a shoulder - with the bone in for extra flavour - but would pair equally well with a meaty barbecue.
Drew Slowe – Member Services Adviser
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