Drink.  Learn.  Laugh.  Repeat.

Welcome Back!Sign in here:

Not Registered?Become one of our thirsty clan 282,455 strong:

Register Today!
Ad

Renato Ratti Ochetti Nebbiolo 2017 Wine Review

Renato Ratti Ochetti Nebbiolo 2017

Renato Ratti Ochetti Nebbiolo 2017

Langhe, Piedmont D.O.C., Italy

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 4

  Add My Review


Price: $24.95

Drink: 2020-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Renato Ratti

Agent: Halpern Enterprises

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Nebbiolo is the noble red wine grape of Piedmont, renowned for the wines of Barolo and Barbaresco. This one for the Langhe wine region in the province of Cuneo in Piedmont is fragrant with rose petals, earthy florals, tart cherry, leather and spice. Highly recommended.

Nebbiolo food pairings: roast game meats, bison burgers, beefy casserole with rich tomato sauce.

Glorious Game Wine

This Renato Ratti Ochetti Nebbiolo 2017 was reviewed on April 1, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2015  2015 

  Add New Vintage

Pricing & Stock Information

Reviews and Ratings

Linda Mertes WSET 2 rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A crowd-pleaser from Langhe, Northern Italy, this medium-bodied Nebbiolo opens with cherry and spice aromas. Raspberry on the palate with medium tannins and a dry, herbal finish. Two hours of decanting recommended. Serve with Italian tomato-based dishes.
Daniel O'Keefe rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Wild strawberry and cherry over dried herbs on the nose. Big Nebbiolo tannins, though the edges are smooth and fine grained. Acidity and body match the tannins, checking in from the more intense end of the scale. The dried herbs become more potent with breathing, which has the added benefit of settling down the tannins a bit. Like a Barolo-Light, this is more accessible in style and price than its bigger sibling. Serve with meat lovers pizza or pecorino cheese.
Ochetti Renato Ratti 2017 Nebbiolo is fragrant with rose petals, ripe cherry, plum fruit. Full-bodied and delicious on the palate with blue florals, raspberry compote, soft orange, anise, tobacco flavours finishing spicy and long with mouth-watering acidity. Pair with a wild mushroom risotto. - Community Wine Reviews

If you liked the Renato Ratti Ochetti Nebbiolo 2017, you might also like these wines:

Recipes for Renato Ratti Ochetti Nebbiolo 2017

Ad

WANT TO LEARN HOW TO

PAIR WINE
& FOOD?

Join me in a free online video class to learn the secrets to perfect pairings.

Wine of the Week

As featured on  

CTV Wine of the Week!

Kings Ridge Red Wine
Pinot Noir 2018,
Willamette Valley, Oregon ...

Natalie MacLean

Canada's Most Quoted Wine Writer

Natalie MacLean is editor of Canada's largest wine review web site, publishing hundreds of wine reviews every week for more than 282,455 members.

She was named the World's Best Drinks Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia.

Natalie has published two books with Random House, the second was named one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year. Get access to all of her reviews today by becoming a member of her site.

FEEL LOST IN THE

LCBO?

Know the wines you want before you even get to the store with my wine reviews. Join now. It's free.

Red, White & Drunk All Over

  Best Books of the Year

Red, White & Drunk all over by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean writes about wine with a sensuous obsession... and often laugh-out-loud funny... Terrific.

Rex Pickett, Sideways

Ms. MacLean is the disarming Everywoman. She loves wine, loves drinking ... ultimately, it's a winning formula.

Eric Asimov, The New York Times

GOT A SMARTPHONE?

Access my reviews on mobile with the bar code scanner.

GET NAT'S APP

Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search

  Best Books of the Year

Unquenchable by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is a new force in the wine writing world ‐ a fiesty North American answer to Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. She can write beautifully about wine.

The Financial Times of London

There are very few people in the wine world who "get it" and Natalie is one of those who brings more fun to a buttoned-up and stodgy game.

Gary Vaynerchuck, Wine Library TV

Starting a Wine Cellar?

Expert advice for all budgets

Insider tips on starting a wine cellar
From wine racks to underground caves, insider tips on size and space, number of bottles, ideal conditions and reputable resources.   learn more  
Winner World's Best Drink Writer
WFour-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award