Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 90+ points 

“Organic fruit for this wine is sourced from a two-hectare site located at a very high 550 meters above sea level. These conditions help preserve the freshness of the grapes. The Massimo Rivetti 2018 Langhe Nebbiolo Avene is a very perfumed and floral expression with crushed flowers, wild rose and pressed lilac. Light berry nuances and grilled herb complete this lean-bodied Nebbiolo. This release of 15,000 bottles reveals a fragile and delicate personality. Nebbiolo purists get great value here.”

WHY WE LOVE IT
  • BLEND
    Nebbiolo
  • APPELLATION
    Piedmont, Italy
  • ALCOHOL
    13.50%
  • SIZE
    750ml

We LOVE Rivetti’s organically-farmed Langhe single-vineyard Nebbiolo, and the price is simply a barn-burner. $19 and free shipping on 6+ bottles! $114 a 6-pack delivered!

The Rivetti family is well-known in Barbaresco for their excellent, critically-acclaimed organic wines -- we are one of the very few retailers in the USA to even GET these delicious, serious wines!

Every year (except this one), we visit the family winery and home outside of Treiso in Barbaresco. This is a true family operation and working farm (bonus: they are white truffle hunters!), and they are deeply committed to the land. While they make Barbaresco and Barolo (and a killer rose and pinot noir), their “Langhe Nebbiolo” is superb, and a wine to drink near-term while the big guns age in your cellar. Perfumey and delicious with light weight, flowers, roses, black tea, and cherry, it’s terrifically drinkable with EVERYTHING. WHAT A PRICE!