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Professional Ratings: 93 International Wine Cellar, 92 The Wine Advocate, 92 Wine Enthusiast, 91 Wine Spectator, 91 Tasting Panel
Region: Piedmont, Italy
Style: Big & Bold
Alcohol By Volume: 14.5%
Item no. 111468
The Martinenga Barbaresco, without a doubt, is our most important wine. It is a wine which carries an elegance that comes from its vineyard. On the nose, it offers sensations of sweet tobacco, leather and spice. It is fresh and jammy, rich in structure with good backbone and great harmony.
Martinenga is a Barbaresco is a fine wine with meat, poultry, and aged cheeses.
Moderately saturated medium red. Explosive perfume of red cherry, raspberry, cinnamon and rose petal. Silky, seamless and stuffed with red fruits and flowers; plenty of dimension here. Full, broad and complete Barbaresco, finishing with big but ripe tannins and a sappy, saline, fruity aftertaste. The style of the 2007 vintage clearly provided strong raw material for a producer whose Barbarescos tend to favor perfume over body.
The 2007 Barbaresco Martinenga emerges from the glass with a delicate expression of fruit that in essence defines the house style. The 2007 is a wonderfully open, expressive Martinenga laced with ripe red berries, flowers and spices, all of which come together on a weightless frame of notable class. This is a fabulous effort from Marchesi di Gresy. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2019.
This intense and determined Nebbiolo from the Martinenga cru of Barbaresco delivers enticing aromas of black fruit, smoke, tar, licorice and old spice. The wine is elegant and etheral with a polished nature to its firm tannins capped by pleasantly piquant freshness on the finish.
Broad and chewy, sporting cherry, licorice, tar and spice flavors, this dense red has a savory thread running through it, with a lingering finish. Best from 2015 through 2027. 1,833 cases made.
Pale and elegant with classic Barbaresco breeding; bright berries and flowers, spice, mint and lovely complexity; smooth, lush and integrated with finesse, great style and charm.