WTN: 2005 Produttori Langhe Nebbiolo

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WTN: 2005 Produttori Langhe Nebbiolo

Postby Jenise » Sun Jun 07, 2009 3:42 pm

Bought this for $15 in Seattle a year or two ago, thought it killer for the price and a perfect "summer red". Drank two of the six bottles I had right away, and then promptly forgot about them. Bad Jenise!

Fruit's shyer now and the acid's in control. I don't know if that's a mere stage its going through or if the wine will turn about at some point in the future and show better, but it's strictly a food wine where, early on, it was a good sipper too in a light pinot noir kind of way.
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Re: WTN: 2005 Produttori Langhe Nebbiolo

Postby Ian Sutton » Sun Jun 07, 2009 4:01 pm

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Yes I've never aged any of these so don't know whether they'll follow a classical Nebbiolo profile and re-emerge as something delicate, yet relaxed.
Perhaps the 1997 & 1998 Terre del Barolo Barolos we've had recently show a potential path. The 98 was a bit dull and foursquare (and possibly going nowhere but downhill), but the hot vintage 97 held more interest.

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Re: WTN: 2005 Produttori Langhe Nebbiolo

Postby David M. Bueker » Mon Jun 08, 2009 7:52 am

I've been through several vintages of this wine, and it's always better early in its life.
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