From one of the most desirable vineyard districts in Barolo, and drinking well already.
Free delivery in Ireland/NI on all orders over €150
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Just beginning to approach its finest years, this is the essence of the Vignarionda vineyards from a sun-drenched vintage.
‘Good bright red with garnet tinges. Forward, ripe red fruits, coffee, tar and spearmint on the nose are lifted by a bright blood orange topnote and a brown spice element typical of Nebbiolo Rosé. Then supple and surprisingly soft in the middle for a Riserva but in keeping with the vintage’s characteristics, with an earthy and pliant quality to the sweet spice, dried candied rose and strawberry jelly flavours. Finishes long with building tannins but also suave. This open-knit Barolo is a major success for the vintage and is quite ready to drink. Drinking window: now-2032.’ 95/100 Ian D'Agata, TerroirSense
‘Again, this wine is typically released ten years after the harvest, and so in the case of the 2009 Barolo Riserva Vignarionda, we are right on time. Balsamic notes and lovely shades of spearmint lift from a bouquet that offers so much green and herbal intensity. This is a delicate and ethereal expression and a very special wine that has little primary fruit or secondary aromas left. The bouquet has moved fully into the tertiary realm with those fleeting and ephemeral perfumes that rise so gently… Drinking window: 2019-2035’ 96/100 Monica Larner, Wine Advocate
Orders of €150+: free delivery in Ireland and Northern Ireland
All other orders: €15 flat rate delivery in Ireland and Northern Ireland
Orders are usually dispatched in the first two working days after receipt.
We cannot guarantee delivery on a given day. If the delivery date is important, please let us know, and we'll put one of our 'Not to Be Opened Before' stickers on the box and aim for delivery a day or two early.
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Delivery outside Ireland
If you need delivery to Northern Ireland, our €15 standard rate applies, with orders of €150 and more travelling free—for the time being.
We do not generally send wine overseas because of the complicated bureaucratic requirements and very high cost. If you would nonetheless like more information about deliveries outside the island of Ireland, please ask.
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Broken or Damaged Deliveries
Despite our best efforts to wrap and pack securely, damage in transit occurs from time to time.
If there's a breakage, our couriers will normally return the whole fragrant mess to us straight away.
If, however, the damage isn't apparent until you open the box, we'd still prefer to have the whole parcel collected. We'll send you a replacement as soon as possible.