2001 Marcarini Barolo La Serra


  • Italy
  • Piedmont
  • Langhe
  • Barolo
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Community Tasting Notes 13

  • KeithAkers wrote: (91 points)

    October 26, 2014 - Nose: Lovely and feminine with red fruits, cherries, tar, strawberries, roses, and all sorts of wild flowers. There is nice depth with nice depth.

    Taste: Medium bodied with medium/high acidity and silky tannins. Balanced and pretty with red cherries, tar, strawberries, wild flowers, and incense on the back end.

    Overall: A pretty Marcarini. This grew more with air and became even more pretty.

  • Pknut wrote:

    February 6, 2014 - With about an hour of air, the palate shows black cherry intermixed with "browner" aspects such as the scent of beef soup and bullion cube, along with a bit of pine. This is good enough, but lacks the high notes and florality of really good Barolo. The texture and the structure are softening, and there is also a ton of sediment.

  • achim_m wrote: (90 points)

    February 5, 2014 - Consitantly a great value.

  • DaleW wrote:

    January 7, 2014 - I hesitated over opening an ‘01 Barolo, but the La Serra typically drinks younger than the Brunate, and with some air this showed well. Floral, black cherries, enough tannin that I’m in no hurry, but not at all hard. B+/B

  • Winetex wrote:

    December 27, 2013 - Not the wine it should have been. The cork was soaked, perhaps heat damage? 88 points but should be much better.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2001
  • Type Red
  • Producer Marcarini
  • Varietal Nebbiolo
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard La Serra
  • Country Italy
  • Region Piedmont
  • SubRegion Langhe
  • Appellation Barolo

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 3 (1%)
  • In Cellars 272 (80%)
  • Consumed 67 (20%)

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