No formal note. Needed some time to open up, but once it did, it certainly delivered. Classic aged barolo with the fruit very much alive and a fine string of tertiary notes. At Villa Tiboldi in Canale.
Dinner at La Sirene (NYC): Light, bright with lovely perfume, flowers, raspberry. This is at a wonderful age and has a still rich, firm, and fairly strong core with pretty high toned flavors. Aged Barolo is quite a treat. Very very nice. A-
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(Renato Ratti Barolo Marcenasco) Dark ruby color with clarity and pale meniscus; dried berry, grenadine syrup, tart cherry nose; tight yet, dried cherry, tart cherry, grenadine syrup, milk chocolate, tar palate with firm tannins; long finish