Red

1998 Elio Grasso Barolo Gavarini Chiniera

Nebbiolo

  • Italy
  • > Piedmont
  • > Langhe
  • > Barolo
Drink between 2009 - 2017
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Community Tasting Notes 1

  • sehill Likes this wine: (93 points)

    April 18, 2011 - Decanted and poured, this showed above expectations and currently shows a rich, expressive wine that is at or around maturity. The aromatics combine detailed notes of tar, leather, floral, mocha, cherry and earth. The bouquet is rich but expressive and focused. The color is a dark brick that is correct for the wines age. The wines gives the impression of being in a richer, modern style. The medium bodied palate shows outstanding balance and length. This is at or around its peak but gives the impression that it will drink well for at least the next 5 to 7 years.

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Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    November/December 2002, Issue #105 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1998
  • Type Red
  • Producer Elio Grasso
  • Varietal Nebbiolo
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Gavarini Chiniera
  • Country Italy
  • Region Piedmont
  • SubRegion Langhe
  • Appellation Barolo

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 24 (38%)
  • Consumed 40 (63%)

Food Pairing

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Who Likes This Wine

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