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2004 Podere Rocche dei Manzoni Barolo Big'd Big
Community Tasting Notes 5
JB12 wrote: (90 points)
April 17, 2016 - - It's somewhat balanced with a light/medium body. Narrow texture with a long finish - Let bottle sit open for 2 hours. High alcohol on the nose. Complex wine with even fruit. Drank over the course of the evening and it improved.
JB12 wrote: (92 points)
February 22, 2016 - - It's high in alcohol with a light body. Silky texture with a short finish - Pop one of these, decanted and let air for two hours. One gets better as it sits out drink the bottle over the next two hours or so. If you're not as big a fruit flavor as I anticipated but it was still wonderful.
Rezy13 Likes this wine: (91 points)
April 4, 2014 - Friday Night Double Blind Tasting $40+ (Roswell, GA): Crimson core with orange rim; cherry, rose, sandalwood, sexy, rich, hints at some oak; rich rounded mouthfeel, cherry meat, tannic, licorice, some cedary tannin, really strong cherry; delicious, I really enjoyed the texture of this.
PSPatrick wrote: (89 points)
September 1, 2013 - The cork was completely soaked, with some minor leakage. I decanted the wine for one hour before I poured the first glass, poured it back into the bottle after 2 1/2 hours, and consumed it over a period of two days. The wine was very tight on day one despite decanting, but opened-up over the night. It offered rose petals, red fruit, hey and spices on the nose. On the palate the wine showed red fruit, red cherry, rosewater, some chocolate and some black tea, paired with high dry but ultra-fine tannin and very good length. The medium-bodied, medium-complex wine was very balanced and offered much more drinking pleasure on day two than on day one.
swapdoc Likes this wine:
May 23, 2013 - Inventory Reduction Event: A wonderful, expansive aroma or roses, cranberries. A bit cloudy, sweet, extracted wine, vibrant and exciting. Some tertiary aromas apparent already, the wine is very enjoyable now though it is still evolving and somewhat tannic. The overall feel is of a luxurious, rich and complex wine. Excellent.1 person found this helpful Comment
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By Antonio Galloni
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- Vintage 2004
- Type Red
- Producer Podere Rocche dei Manzoni
- Varietal Nebbiolo
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard Big'd Big
- Country Italy
- Region Piedmont
- SubRegion Langhe
- Appellation Barolo
- Pending Delivery 4 (1%)
- In Cellars 284 (80%)
- Consumed 66 (19%)
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