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2001 Cavallotto Barolo Bricco Boschis

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5/24/2015 - sunalsorises wrote: 89 points

Good nose with still fresh fruit showing. Still very tannic with acidity on the finish. Will the tannin ever subside? Not sure of the fruit with more bottle age. Very good but will it be better?

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1997 Cavallotto Barolo Riserva Bricco Boschis

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5/24/2015 - Rani Likes this wine: 95 points

Tasted blind. Terrific nose of roses, hint of bacon and sour cherries. Beautfully balanced on the palate, with very fine tannins and acidity, but a also a lovely concentration of juicy red fruit. Really a textbook Barolo with traditional winemaking.

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2000 Cavallotto Barolo Riserva Vignolo

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5/23/2015 - RichardP wrote: 94 points

Decanted for 30 minutes. Menthol and rose petal on the nose. On the palate, black cherry, rose petal, tar, and earthy notes, with drying tannins that fade over the course of two hours and beautifully balanced acidity. This is at or near its peak, although the tannins will carry it for at least three or four more years, and it may continue to evolve and improve even after that. Beautiful wine, and for less than $50 it was a bargain. I wish I had more.

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2008 Cavallotto Barbera d'Alba Bricco Boschis Vigna del Cuculo

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5/16/2015 - joe d Likes this wine: NR

Fabulous Barbera. Rich and flavorful with a nice acidic spine. Very good with roasted cauliflower in a tomato/anchovy sauce.

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1974 Cavallotto Barolo Riserva Speciale

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5/15/2015 - sharonandroland Likes this wine: 97 points

What a wine. Opened for my birthday. Extremely intense and complex. Yes, there is brett, yes there is VA, yes a little madereised, yes some residual sugar?!? - but somehow it all works together. Wow.

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2004 Cavallotto Barolo Riserva Bricco Boschis Vigna San Giuseppe

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5/5/2015 - FamilyLarsson wrote: 92 points

En riktigt trevlig kväll med 21 vingårdsspecifika Barolos alla från årgång 2004. Väldigt lärorikt med klar skillnad mellan kommuner och lägen.
En Barolo i den kraftigare stilen med gott om mörk mogen frukt, tjära, mint, balsamico, och viss kryddighet. Behöver mer tid.

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2004 Cavallotto Barolo Riserva Bricco Boschis Vigna San Giuseppe

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5/5/2015 - Ramberg wrote: 91 points

We popped 21 bottles of Cru Barolo - 2004 tonight, in order to really dig into the real details of the communes, with this horizontal tasting.
Nose with deep, dark fruit, black cherries, licorice, tar and quite a blast of mint/menthol and spicy green herbs present.
Palate shows sweet ripe dark ripe and fat fruit, touch of sour red berries, fine tannins and good length.
Still feels on the younger side.
(91 – 92)

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Red

2010 Cavallotto Barolo Bricco Boschis

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5/6/2015 - Sixchips600 wrote: 93 points

Closed at first but with satin you're fruit, sweetness to the tannins and good acidity. After 2-3 hours it put one weight but retained its delicious fruit and balance.

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2005 Cavallotto Barolo Bricco Boschis

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5/6/2015 - LFCHALA Likes this wine: 92 points

Traditional style. Monumental structure. Complex. Aromas and flavor changing, as someone in search of his place. I think it is a little closed mouth. A few more years of aging will not hurt it

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2011 Cavallotto Langhe Nebbiolo

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5/4/2015 - mskovli Likes this wine: 90 points

Mye og god smak. Balansert og integrert.

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2010 Cavallotto Barolo Bricco Boschis

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4/25/2015 - Keith Levenberg wrote: NR

Can't say I found this bottle quite as accessible as some of the notes below, although maybe it is by the standards of other 2010 Barolos. Still, it's an impressive bottle just the same. I first got into Cavallotto when the 2001s were out, along with the 1999 Riservas, and remember being struck by the pure, sweet fruit of the Bricco Boschis and the many layers and refined tannins of the San Giuseppe - this vintage of the BB is somewhere in between those in personality, drier and more structured and not as vibrant or fresh in the fruit department as it can sometimes be, but those tannins are seriously luxe with cashmere refinement. It is still Barolo, though, so you're going to be puckering after a glass or so. The leftovers still taste the same a week later.

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2008 Cavallotto Barolo Riserva Vignolo

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4/23/2015 - Ben Christiansen wrote: NR

Smells like wonderfully braised lamb. That’s a happy place. Worth staying awake for.

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2010 Cavallotto Barolo Bricco Boschis

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4/23/2015 - Ben Christiansen wrote: NR

Well that is just darn amazing. Lots of concentration but high lifted aromatics.

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2012 Cavallotto Langhe Nebbiolo

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4/23/2015 - Ben Christiansen wrote: NR

Smells wonderful and is totally integrated. It is super.

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2012 Cavallotto Langhe Freisa Bricco Boschis

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4/23/2015 - Ben Christiansen wrote: NR

Spicy and rich and bitter, and savory, right up my alley. Not typical year notes Cavallotto.

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2011 Cavallotto Barbera d'Alba Superiore Bricco Boschis Vigna del Cuculo

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4/21/2015 - Ben Christiansen wrote: NR

In the past they would do Bricco Boschics which for some legal reason they can’t do now. Big rich and rasinated, and I think has been open a while. Cavalotto thinks it’s in an akward moment, and in a nother year it will be even better. John and Bonnie love it.

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Red

2013 Cavallotto Dolcetto d'Alba Vigna Scot

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4/21/2015 - Ben Christiansen wrote: NR

Completely different soil. Limestone and clay here but no sand. More acidity because of the clay. Spicy and direct, green, “Too young and this moment” notes Calvalotto.

Bonny and Karl like, Calvalotto notes that it needs one more year. Erin says ’13 is a great vintage for Dolcetto – this year is lighter, more fruit and less alcohol. Very fresh. Their style is dolcetto to drink three to four years in the bottle, or more. For them, Dolcetto is not a cheaper wine. It is the same quality as the Barolos. “Because I have to spend many hours in the vineyard.”

Bonnie really likes this.

Vigna Scot is a very very old name, probably coming from the first owner. Which Calvallotto says exists and has been documented.

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2013 Cavallotto Chardonnay Langhe

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4/21/2015 - Ben Christiansen wrote: NR

Fresh and vibrant, with some richness across the palate, a lively chardonnay and quite well.

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White

2013 Cavallotto Langhe Pinot Nero Bianco di Pinot Nero

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4/21/2015 - Ben Christiansen wrote: NR

A white wine from the Pinot Noir grape. Fresh and vibrant. Tastes and smells like Pinot Noir.

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Red

2004 Cavallotto Barolo Riserva Vignolo

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4/18/2015 - Burgfiendnyc Likes this wine: 92 points

This wine showed very well with red cherry, anise, and roses on the nose. The tannins are still on there way to being fully balanced but this wine is young, and will evolve beautifully. It has the foundation within ten years to fully evolve. Hold or drink.

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2009 Cavallotto Langhe Nebbiolo

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4/17/2015 - Audun G wrote: 85 points

Dark brick red. Nebbiolo aromas, with good structure, but not the depth of a good Barolo or Barbaresco. Clean and tart style. Medium concentration.

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2010 Cavallotto Barbera d'Alba Superiore Bricco Boschis Vigna del Cuculo

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4/8/2015 - theronware wrote: NR

I should drink more barbera. This one has richness and depth with red and black fruits. Sweet framing tannins. Nicely balanced with good acid reining in the rich fruit and keeping it streamlined. Really great food wine but only drawback for me is 14.5% abv.

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2007 Cavallotto Barolo Riserva Bricco Boschis Vigna San Giuseppe

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4/8/2015 - dbkitc wrote: 93 points

(at The Modern - NYC) This is a classic wine that is tightly wound at the moment. Wonderful mineral and earth marries well with rose and red fruits. Medium bodied with a good dose of tannin. This should be really good in 10+ years. (93+)

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2004 Cavallotto Barolo Bricco Boschis

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4/7/2015 - hselte wrote: flawed

cork

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2007 Cavallotto Barolo Bricco Boschis

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4/3/2015 - NostraBacchus Likes this wine: 93 points

Medium ruby color turning slightly into brick towards the rim. First slightly closed, but opened up nicely with about 30 minutes of air. Nose of red cherries and other red berries, sweet spices, some flowers, a touch of tar, a little bit of menthol. With more air, some more flowers kick in. On the palate there are notes of iron, red cherries again, spices, some tobacco and some graphite. It’s medium-full bodied with medium+ acidity and medium+ tannin. Everything is nicely balanced. Good finish that is a touch drying. A very pretty Barolo that is more about aromatics than structure but is already drinking very nicely. I would probably give it another 2-3 years in bottle to gain additional complexity and then drink it over the next 7-10 years.

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