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96pt Bersano Badarina Barolo 2011

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Vintners in Barolo practically danced with joy at the 2011 harvest--fast and furious, it was a year of top-notch quality across the region, and Bersano was a happy part of it! Now, seven years later -  the Badaria is just starting to strut its stuff with a floral nose, tart cherry fruit and the classic finish of pepper and allspice.

About the wine

The late Arturo Bersano was a forward thinking man leading the winery that bared his name to great heights, even Angelo Gaja considered him a mentor. Situated in the tiny commune of Serralunga d’Alba, Bersano’s Badarina Barolo is a standout amongst its Piedmontese peers. The commune is best known for the incredible ageability of its Nebbiolo-based wines, and the 2011 vintage set Bersano up for absolute success.

From the century-old winery’s best plots of Nebbiolo, the Badarina is a classically styled Barolo that oozes elegance and charm. From the top plots of the family’s 230 hectares, this wine is a beauty with intense floral aromatics of rose, violet, and orange blossom. On the palate, the 2011 is medium-bodied and incredibly smooth with Nebbiolo’s signature cherry fruit, intense tannins, and a long, earthy finish. Six years of cellaring and this wine is still an infant--though a gorgeous one! Stock up and see for yourself just how good Bersano gets!

Winemaker: Bersano Team
Appellation: Barolo, Piedmont, Italy
- 96 pts, Alex Casella
- 93 pts, James Suckling
- 4.3/5.0, Vivino Users
Grapes: 100% Barolo


96 pts, Alex Casella, WSET Advanced

"Ruby brick color with purple core delivers classic Nebbiolo perfumes. Kicking stewed cherries, ripe plum, mint, leather, white chocolate, and baking spices. Sleek and silky mid palate delivers acidity and freshness on the finish with clean red fruits and moderate intensity.  A Fantastic example of the vintage and delivering approachability, sleek and seductive fruit, fine grain tannin and versatility. Pair with grilled lamb chops, porcini mushroom risotto, Carne crudo, roasted quail and Oh Truffles. Delightful now and will drink well for the next 5-7 years if cellared properly."

93 pts, James Suckling

"A rich and ripe red with berry, chocolate and walnut aromas and flavors. Full to medium body, velvety tannins and a flavorful finish. Drink now but will improve with age. Opulent is the word to describe this."

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Nebbiolo like this doesn’t escape the winery often...
96 point Barolo from Bersano - Top Barolo for under $40!
Lowest Price in the Country
From Ageable Serralunga d’Alba!
Few grapes can match Nebbiolo’s floral, earthy complexity in any vintage, but it’s impossible in a standout one like 2011! The Badarina highlights Barolo’s celebrity status with its fantastic mix of spice and fruit, so don’t let it get away!
#review=Alex Casella,
WSET Advanced:
96 / 100
#review=James Suckling,
93 / 100
#stars_review=Vivino Users, (4.3)
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2017-8-13 00:01:00 -8:00

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