Red

1998 Elio Grasso Barolo Gavarini Chiniera

Nebbiolo

  • Italy
  • Piedmont
  • Langhe
  • Barolo
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Community Tasting Notes 2

  • hkm520240 wrote: (91 points)

    September 11, 2015 - Dark ruby with transparent brick red hues.
    On the nose, dried fruits, dried herbs, dried cherry and smoke. Some development here on the nose but it is also subtle and elegant.
    Smooth entry with dried cherry, earth and herbs. Drinking well now. Long finish with grippy tannins.

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

    (Elio Grasso Barolo Gavarini Vigna Chiniera) Subscribe to see review text.

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 22 (32%)
  • Consumed 46 (68%)

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