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Top value Barolo 2018: 13 great picks

Aldo Fiordelli's Barolo 2018 report includes 110 recommendations. Below, we highlight the best value wines all under £50/$70 from this latest vintage.

Barolo is dominated by pricey bottles but there’s still relative value to be found.

The wines below all come in at under £50/€60/$70 retail which, although isn’t exactly pocket money, is still a great proposition for Nebbiolo from one of Italy’s premier denominations.


Scroll down to see tasting notes and scores for a selection of top value Barolo 2018 wines


In his 2018 vintage report, Aldo Fiordelli notes that ‘the Barolo 2018 vintage has produced some delicious, open-knit and approachable wines due to moderate acidity and ripe tannins, as well as good complexity displayed in the top examples. But mostly, it’s just very tasty!’


Top-value Barolo 2018

95 points

  • Luigi Pira, Margheria, Barolo (Serralunga d’Alba) – £44 / $68

94 points

  • Massolino, Barolo – £33 / $39
  • Mauro Molino, Gallinotto, Barolo – £45 / $50
  • Brezza Sarmassa, Barolo – £46 / $70

93 points

  • Monchiero, Rocche di Castiglione, Barolo (Castiglione Falletto) £39
  • Schiavenza, Cerretta, Barolo (Serralunga d’Alba) – £41 / $69
  • Marco Marengo, Brunate Barolo – £46

92 points

  • Bera, Barolo – £37
  • Elvio Cogno, Cascina Nuova, Barolo (Novello) – £39 / $49
  • Poderi Luigi Einaudi, Bussia, Barolo (Monforte d’Alba) – £46

90 points

  • Dosio, Serradenari, Barolo (La Morra) – £38
  • Parusso Perarmando, Barolo (Monforte d’Alba) £39 / $52
  • Renato Ratti, Marcenasco, Barolo (La Morra) £45 / $45

Prices were accurate at the time of publishing.


Aldo’s best value Barolo 2018 picks


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