The Marenca has an amazing garnet red color. The aromas exhibit freshness with complex perfumes that range from wild berries to vanilla, chocolate and aromatic herbs. On the palate the wine is very vigorous, rich in extracts, with lively and pleasant tannins that are rounded through a skilful use of wood. A powerful, tantalizing wine with a great ageing potential.
Stephen Tanzer (ST): 92-94
"The 2010 Barolo Vigna Marenca bursts from the glass with massive dark red/black fruit, iron, smoke and sweet spices. Intensely ferrous and hugely tannic, the Marenca is endowed with serious Serralunga depth and structure. Even with all of its power, the Marenca always has an extra dimension of fruit, as it does once again in 2010. The Marenca is going to need a good few years to come together, but it is immensely promising."