2011 Michele Chiarlo, "Le Orme" Barbera d'Asti, Piedmont


Press and Tasting Notes

Le Orme is a delicious, fragrant Barbera. Notable harmony of ripe red fruit, minerals and spices. Silky, refined tannins round out this terrific effort, "which is a steal for the money." (The Wine Advocate) Michele Chiarlo is one of the better-known names in Piedmont, and particular in the province of Asti.



In northern Italy, Piedmont is home to a number of grape varietals.  Among them is the "noble grape" Nebbiolo.  Grown in several sub-regions, the most popular Nebbiolos hail from Barolo, Barbaresco, Langhe, Gattinara and ... Read More »