Had this last weekend:
- MatteoCorreggia Roche d’Ampsej Riserve DOCG: Roero (14.5%; 6505 btls; EB; GiulianiImprts/Boulder; 100% Nebbiolo; www.MatteoCorreggia.com/en) Canale 2016: Med.color; very fragrant floral/lilacs/violets/Nebb bit pungent/tarry intense Nebb nose; quite tart/tangy/acidic very strong Nebb/floral/lilacs/violets/rose petal some pungent/tarry some earthy/dusty/OV flavor w/ strong hard tannins; very long/lingering intense Nebb/floral/lilacs/violets some tarry/pungent quite dusty/OV finish w/ ample grippy tannins; rather intense Nebb fruit w/ ample tannins; needs 5-10 yrs at least; fairly priced in respect to B/B. $59.00 (AV)
A wee BloodyPulpit:
- Correggia: One of my very favorite producers in the Roero. This Nebb is much more intense than most from the B/B area. The Ampsej is his flagship Nebb made from 50 yr old vines.