This was an explosive Barolo. Decanted, lots of bricking, deep rusty hue. Powerful mouthfeel, a bit rustic and traditional, but the underbrush and berries emerged after a few seconds. Everyone was wowed, and it overwhelmed a 2003 Grasso that we had next.
Still young, opened 30 minutes, drank over an hour. Compared to the 2000 it was still closed down, with some green bark notes, but good fruit behind. Not a long finish for a Barolo. I think it needs 3-5 more years.
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