Advertisement

Who Likes This Wine(5)

  1. Rezy13

    Rezy13

    4,467 Tasting Notes

  2. Rsilvester47

    Rsilvester47

    80 Tasting Notes

  3. DaddyNeedsPow

    DaddyNeedsPow

    617 Tasting Notes

More

Food Pairing Tags

Add My Food Pairing Tags

Community Tasting Notes (8) Avg Score: 90.5 points

  • Served blind; dark crimson with faint copper rim; decanted for 1-2 hours, nose is noble Italian, sweet rose, cinnamon, cherry and menthol, very aromatic and sexy but great depth, cedar, some slight oak influence but not obtrusive; sandalwood, cedar, pure meaty dried red cherry, ripe but not showing advancement like some 2007s, a hint of Pledge, medium plus body with softened tannin, with more air the wood tannin seemed to dry out the tongue a bit, great mid palate, glycerin, lots of anise on the medicinal cherry finish; very impressive; this was in a good spot but the balance conveyed this should be able to last quite a while longer.

    1 person found this helpful, do you? Yes - No / Comment

  • Big extracted. Modern. 14.5% Alcohol. Nose of chocolate, vanilla, cassis. Dark fruit flavors, vanilla, tobacco, and earth. Tannic. Drinks a bit like an American Zin. Not quite as fruit forward. An unusual Barbaresco. Needs more time to balance out.

    Do you find this review helpful? Yes - No / Comment

  • Really excellently put together. Juicy dark cherries, tar, and spice show not as much complexity on the palette as in the intoxicating nose. Hopefully this will change over time. Despite the dark flavors listed, the overall impression is of lightness, a nice foil compared to similar Piedmontese wines at this price. A little time can only change things for the good. 2017 next bottle.

    Do you find this review helpful? Yes - No / Comment

  • good strong juice but still not open enough IMHO.

    Do you find this review helpful? Yes - No / Comment

  • - Brick color - This is really nice. Dark brick in color with strong earthiness and compelling but balanced oak spice and tannins. Plum fruit with refreshing minerality and acidic backbone. Really in a good spot at the start of its optimal drinking window.

    Do you find this review helpful? Yes - No / Comment

View all 8 Community Tasting Notes

What Do You Think? Add a Tasting Note

Professional reviews have copyrights and you can view them here for your personal use only as private content. To view pro reviews you must either subscribe to a pre-integrated publication or manually enter reviews below. Learn more.

Vinous

  • By Antonio Galloni
    Barolo 2007: Greatness in the Making (Feb 2011), (See more on Vinous...)

    (Moccagatta Barbaresco Basarin) Subscribe to see review text.

JancisRobinson.com

Vinous

NOTE: Some content is property of Vinous and JancisRobinson.com.

Add a Pro Review Add Your Own Reviews:
 

Report a problem with the information on this page.

$Where to Buy
powered by wine-searcher.com
×