Stéphan Godfroid visited Nervi in the autumn of 2018. His article, in Flemish, appeared in the Belgian Newspaper De Tijd´s Saturday magazine. We have attempted to translate the wine reviews into English: Nervi Gattinara 2012 For this basic wine the nebbiolo ripens for years on casks, after which a half-year follows in cement vats and then another period in bottle. […]Download: DeTijd-S-Godfroid-Nervi.pdf
In the article «All that can go wrong» Ingvild Tennfjord explains the fears of the wine producers and the perils involved in producing wine in «marginal wine producing areas». This year several areas were hit twice, firstly Spring frost on fresh shoots and secondly by great hail storms. Bordeaux has this year lost some 40% of it annual production. Areas […]Download: Nervi-Gattinara-Amagasinet.pdf
Anders Levander is already in love with the Nebbiolo grape upon arrival at this year´s «Taste Alto Piemonte» event. Go to the article
Merete Bø recommends both Nervi Gattinara 2013 and Nervi Gattinara vigna Molsino 2011 to accompany your Easter lamb. Go to the article
«A bit of air will do most of us good. The same goes for wine.» Ingvild Tennfjord gives Nervi Molsino 2011 a dice six rating (terningkast 6) and comments: «If you would like to treat yourself to a special tasting experience? Do you have lamb in the oven? You will need this one. Single vineyard. The Nebbiolo grape at its […]
Simon Reilly visited Alto Piemonte and Gattinara in May 2016 and has also visited other Alpine wine regions of Italy. He rates several wines and awards Nervi GAttinara 2011 95 points in the Decanter article, which is attached.Download: Alpine-wines.pdf
The Norwegian wine commentator Ulf Dahlheim selects Nervi Gattinara, vigna Molsino 2011 as his top pick for the upcoming special sale in the Norwegian Wine Monopoly´s specialist shops. 110 Italian wines are on offer. With 93 points Nervi Molsino 2011 is top of the list. Article in Norwegian only. Here’s the link to the article
110 Italian wines selected by the specialist stores of the Norwegian Monopoly are being released on 1 September. Dagens Næringsliv has tasted 70 of them and rates Nervi Gattinara Vigna Molsino 2011 and Nervi Gattinara vigna Valferana 2011 among top 10 and top 15 choices with 92 and 91 points. For full article click on the provided link. Article in […]
Simon Reilly visited Nervi and Gattinara, and tasted Nervi Molsino 2013 from four different botte, all of 30HL, but made by three different coopers and oak from four different forests. On his blog, wineloon.com, Simon describes his tasting experience: http://www.wineloon.com/single-post/2016/06/23/Is-terroir-bollocks
My heart always skips a beat when I stumble on a piece of evidence that demonstrates that Italy has a quality-focused wine culture that is at least as old as France’s – perhaps much older… Full article here
Top score (terningkast 6) to the new vintage of Nervi Rosa 2015 in Dagbladet. Robert Lie writes: «New fresh vintage which delivers as usual. Smell of raspberry, strawberry, plum, vanilla and floral notes. Good body with high acidity. Rich red berries with a juicy fresh finish with a hint of bitterness.”
Ingvild Tennfjord in A-magasinet praises Nervi Rosa 2015 when she rates a series of new rosés on the market: “Nervi usually delivers top notch rosé. They have done it also this year… Feels like sucking on cherries with a hint of bitterness. Long finish. You feel a sense of dryness in your mouth afterwards. This makes it a perfect match […]
DN/smak.no has tasted 99 rosé wines. The best ones are included in the link below: Nervi Rosa 2015 “Smell of peach and flowers, full and fresh on the palate with soft fruit and well balanced acidity. Long dry finish. Good body. “ The full article can be found in the link provided (Norwegian only): http://www.dn.no/…/15…/Vinguiden/stor-test-av-99-nye-rosvine
Svein Lindin visited Nervi at the end of April. After seeing our vineyards, winery and cellar, as well as tasting a number of different vintages, he shares his enthusiasm for both the history and future of Gattinara as well as the prospects for Nervi in this article in the Norwegian financial daily Finansavisen. The article is attached (in Norwegian only)
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Nervi Gattinara 2007 has been awarded winner in Vivino´s 2016 Wine Style Awards. In a community with more than 13 million wine dringers, Vivino´s wine Style Awards recognise the “very best –and favorite – wines from regions areound the globe. This is an honor you share with less than one percent of the 100,000 wineries on Vivino…” Category: Italian Nebbiolo.
“Visst kan det vara så att vinerna från Gattinara inte är samma kraftpaket som från Barolo, men det som inte finns i den “kraften” kompenserar man med elegans.» English translation: “It might so be that the wines from Gattinara do not have the same power as those from Barolo, but what it lacks in «power» is compensated by elegance” For complete […]
Nervi Valferana 2009 received yesterday (18th October) the Top 100 Italian wines diploma at la Golosaria fair in Milano. The selection is made by wine critics Paolo Massobrio and Marco Gatti for the Il Golosario wine guide.
Tasting notes by Ulf Dalheim, wine commentator in Adresseavisen: English translation: Lovely, delicate and elegant wine. Soft, delicate berry and fruit aromas in good balance with pleasant minerality and noticeable but soft tannins indicating that although it is drinking well now, it has a long life ahead. This autumn´s tasting experience? Drink with lamb dishes, grilled meat and barbeque Norwegian […]
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Bruce Sanderson from Wine Spectator has tasted the 2008 vintage of Nervi Gattinara and Nervi Molsino. His comments include “Elegant and powerful, combining sweet berry, mineral, licorice and spice flavors with finesse and length» and he awards our Molsino 93 points. Gattinara Molsino 2008 Score: 93 Tasting Note Elegant and powerful, combining sweet berry, mineral, licorice and spice flavors with […]
In the article “Legendary Barolos” Dagens Næringsliv includes Nervi Molsino 2009 and awards it with 92 points. Merete Bø, the wine commentator in the Norwegian financial daily, writes in her tasting notes: “Aromas of red berries with hints of leather and spice. Structured and light tannins with a delicate and ripe meaty fruit. Good length.”
Finansavisen, the Norwegian financial newspaper, writes about Nervi, its over 100 years of wine making experience and the last four years under Norwegian ownership in this Saturday´s edition. For a complete view of the article in Norwegian, please use the link provided: Download
Livets Goda, the Swedish wine and food magazine, poors Nervi Gattinara DOCG 2010 in the glas and likes very much the Nebbiolo from the Northern part of Piedmont: “Gattinara Nervi DOCG 2010 (art.nr 70001) Barolo är kanske det vinet Piemonte är allra mest berömt för. Man kallar ju Barolo för ”the wine of kings, the king of wines”, och det […]
The Swedish wine and food magazine Vinbanken writes about our Swedish importer Handpicked Wines and their familiy business of picking quality wines from small and medium sized producers. Vinbanken has also provided its view of Nervi Gattinara 2010: http://vinbanken.se/2015/06/06/handplockade-viner-som-familjeprojekt/
Nervi and Gattinara is featured in the 12 page article “The Pride of Piedmont” in Wine Spectator´s April issue. On the front page of the article Nervi Gattinara 2006 represents the North of Piedmont in good company with other Piedmont producers including Bruno Giacosa, Guiseppe Rinaldi, Bruno Rocca and Vietti. Besides describing the market for Nebbiolo wines in the US […]Download: wine-spectator.pdf
Nervi Gattinara 2006 Wine Spectator includes Nervi Gattinara on its «Highly recommended list» with 93 points. Bruce Sanderson comments: “Rich, exuding licorice, cherry, strawberry, floral and spice flavors, singed by iron and tobacco notes. Intense and harmonious, with excellent grip and a lingering aftertaste. Drink now through 2020. “Download: Wine_Spectator_Advance_2015.pdf
“The forgotten place” – A-magasinet´s title about Gattinara in the 10th October edition. With the top score 6 for Nervi Gattinara 2007 Ingvild Tennfjord (the wine journalist) comments: “Here you get everything. Intensity, age, power, elegance. A fantastic buy! … to accompany this season´s meat dishes.”
The Norwegian financial daily Finansavisen recommends Nervi Molsino 2006 to accompagny game dishes. In the article it explains why Norwegian game, Piedmont and Nebbiolo are three words fitting well toghether – particularly combined into a good meal in good company.
The wine commentator Tina Dahl in the regional newspaper Halden Arbeiderblad recommends wines to accompany lamb dishes. She selects Nervi Gattinara 2007 as one of two perfect matches, giving it 91 points.Download: halden_arbeiderblad_04102014.pdf
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The story of how Nervi came to make Jefferson – the Nebbiolo spumante – and the late US President´s quest for importing Nebiule to the US after tasting his first in Torino 1787. The article is written by Ulf Dahlheim, wine commentator in Adresseavisen, the regional daily for the central area of Norway.Download: adressa.pdf
The Norwegian financial daily Finansavisen ran a story on the various Norwegian wine producers with wineries in Italy and other countries. Svein Lindin and Stig Rognstad also provided their score to the wines. Nervi Spanna, Podere dei Ginepri Coste della Sesia DOC 2010 received 89 points and “Terningkast 6”, (Dice 6).Download: finansavisen_16_aug_2014.pdf
Nervi Rosa 2013 front page news in Norwegian daily Dagbladet! Nervi Rosa is described as the preferred choice of sommelier to accompany your summer dishes from the barbecue, and awards Nervi Rosa 2013 top score/terningkast 6.Download: dagbladet_pdf.pdf
“Vinøs redning fra Norge”, is an article in the Norwegian financial daily Finansavisen presenting Nervi and the Norwegian owners in Gattinara, the passion for the distinct Nebbiolo wines from North Piedmont and the over 1000 year history of winemaking in Gattinara. The journalist Svein Lindin rates the Nervi wines and gives top score to Nervi Molsino 2006, Nervi Gattinara 2007 and […]Download: finansavisen.pdf
Jancis Robinson recommends Nervi Gattinara 2006 as one of her top eight red wines from Italy in her article Mining Italy’s riches in the Financial Times´ Saturday 14th June.Download: financial_times_june_2014.pdf
Mai Tjemsland, International Master of Wine, is a wine commentator in Norway´s largest newspaper VG´s week-end edition. Under the introduction “Solid classics standing the test of time” (NO: solide klassikere som ikke går av moten) she recommends Nervi Gattinara 2007 as the choice from Piedmont amongst four red wines for the Pentecoste week-end.Download: vg_0706_2014.pdf
In the article below Nervi Gttinara is given 90 points and selected as one of top picks to accompagny the Easter leg of lamb. The article appeared in Dagens Næringsliv on April 12, 2014. Lårgodt 11. april 21:28 — DN.no – Mat og vin Av: Merete Bø, Bendik Dannevig Kristianen Her er de beste vinene til påskelammet fra Polets basisutvalg. […]
Ingvild Tennfjord, wine commentator in the Friday magasine of the broadsheet paper Aftenposten, compares how some people and some wines age with more grace than others.
After 20 years of intermission, Nervi introduces its Nebbiolo spumante, Nervi Jefferson. By Camilla Guggi, AIS Lombardia About the spumante itself she says: ”Nel bicchiere si presenta con un color rosato carico che richiama il petalo della rosa; il perlage è fine e persistente. Al naso spiccano i frutti rossi e la fragolina di bosco; in bocca la nota varietale […]
La Revue du vin de France writes about Nebbiolos from Langhe and Alto Piedmont, Nervi is awarded high scores on Nervi Valferana 2005 and Nervi Gattinara 2004. About Valferana, the article writes [un de] “Cinq somtueux vins a découvrir.” To read the full article in French, please see the enclosed document:
“Norvegesi innamorati del grande Nebbiolo” Civilta del Bere, the Italian wine magazine, says “Elegance” is the common denominator for five bottles of Nervi Gattinara spanning vintages from 1978 to 2005, in the July/August edition. The full article can be read in Italian in the attached pdf.
The Saturday edition of Ukeavisa – the regional paper for Mid-Norway – features an article of Nervi, the new owners, the long history and tradition of the winery and Gattinara. The article is in Norwegian an is attached in the link provided.
AIS Lombardy, the Italian Sommelier Assosiation´s magazine for Lombardy, describes Nervi´s Gattinara wines as leggendary after the tasting at Civilta del Bere in Milan on the 23 of May. Nervi wines tasted: Gattinara 2005, Molsino 2004, Molsino 1999, Valferana 2005 and Valferana 1978 The full article, in Italian, is provided in the link below: http://www.aislombardia.it/degustando/1729-cantine-nervi-il-leggendario-nebbiolo-di-gattinara.php
(31 May, 2013) Nervi Rosa given top score in Hamar arbeiderblad, a Norwegian regional daily describing Nervi Rosa as “providing a nose of berries – rasberries and red currents – but also with a hint of spices. Very fresh. A delightful rosé, to be enjoyed alone or with sommer dishes.” Article attached is in Norwegian.
A Spring flirt arriving from the north easterly corner of Piedmont – an elegant and stylish Spanna, or Nebbiolo if you please,” writes Telemarksavisa, a regional daily in the south of Norway, giving the Nervi Spanna Podere dei Ginepri 2010 top score amongst a selection of “Mountain” Nebbiolos. The full article is attached in Norwegian Telemarksavisa
Onsdagsvinen – Nervi Spanna dei Ginepri 2010 “Some wines are perfect for Wednesdays, and to some extent for a series of other days ending with the letter “y”. The article in Norwegian can be read in the link provided: http://husetsvin.blogspot.no/2013/04/onsdagsvinen-nervi-spanna-dei-ginepri.html#.UXeV5itOpKp
Champagne sul giacciaio Marco Santini writes: “It takes a Norwegian to come up with such an idea. Making a Champagne (I know you need to say metodo classico) … hence a metodo classico in high altitude. Its seems as though the boubles become better, more elegant and certain perfumes, above all the primery ones, develop better.” For the full wine […]
Merete Bø, the wine commentator in Dagens Næringsliv, recommends Nervi Gattinara 2004 for this year´s Easter lamb. She urges the readers to buy well before Easter as there are only 6 000 bottles left in stock at Vinmonopolet (The Norwegian wine monopoly). The full article is attached in Norwegian
Eric Pfanner from the New York Times (global edition) describes the deep wine traditions in North Piedmont and Gattinara. He expresses great appreciation for the terroir, timeless wine making and the history of northern Piedmont. We hope that he will also try Nervi´s wines on his next visit! Nervi´s house – Podere dei Ginepri – can be spotted in the […]
The French food and wine journaliste Karine Valentin from Cuisine et Vins de France provides an article on seven wine producers in Piedmont. Nervi is mentioned amongst these seven as “Une decouverte…” The article below is in French.
(4 January 2012) Spend the first month of 2012 ordering an “aging friendly” Nebbiolo which will keep for a long time in your cellar. At the end of 2011, Nervi introduced its reds – Molsino, Valferana and Gattinara 2004 vintage – to the Norwegian market and received high marks by Dagens Næringsliv’s wine guide: Gattinara (89/100), Valferana (90/100), Molsino (92/100). […]
Wien.pur, a specialist wine magazine in Austria, visits several wine producers in Alto Piemonte, including Nervi. The extracts provided below include what was written about Nervi and our wines. The full article is provided in pdf below. Alto Piemonte: Deep roots – high potential You find few other wine areas that are as exciting as Alto Piemonte. This sparkling constellation has […]
Recommending Nervi´s Molsino 2004 with grouse. Bergens Tidende, Norwegian daily
(Summer 2012) In September 2011, a blind wine tasting event in Paris had collected over 60 bottles with some common traits. The wines were all from northern Piedmont and locally revered and they also shared the presence of Nebbiolo – either at 100% or at the largest majority in a blend. The committee from Le Rouge & Le Blanc had […]Download: LeRougeleBlanc-p14.pdf
Norway’s largest business daily, Dagens Næringsliv, ranked Nervi’s rosé , ”Rosa”, the most enjoyable rosé among the 23 rosés launched in the Norwegian Wine Monopoly’s (Vinmonopolet) spring release. Merethe Bø, who is Dagens Næringsliv’s wine columnist, is a Nordic (2008) and Norwegian (2008 & 2009) sommelier champion. She also reached the semi-finals in the European and World championship for sommeliers […]
The newly arrived Nervi offers a mature, mineral-rich and elegant Nebbiolo. By Ole Martin Alfsen Nervi has released its first wines in Norway. It is off to a good start with its 2004 vintage. The wines have nerve, structure and well integrated tannins. The age has polished the tannins to “mouthwatering hights”. All the wines are good, but the top Cru […]