1967 Pira Secondo & Figli Barolo


  • Italy
  • Piedmont
  • Langhe
  • Barolo
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Community Tasting Notes 3

  • CamWheeler wrote: flawed

    February 25, 2017 - DGs Birthday: Old and a bit too musty.

  • Lype Likes this wine:

    August 31, 2016 - No formal notes.

  • forceberry wrote: 86 points

    August 31, 2016 - Translucent, developed pale ruby color. Very developed and somewhat pungent, dry nose of nuts, roasted spices, baking grease, raw meat and some madeirized estufagem notes. Very developed, quite full-bodied palate with oily mouthfeel. Rich, developed and a bit greasy flavors of bacon, ripe and sweet dark fruits, some clove spice and a hint of earth. Medium acidity, quite grippy tannins. Very long, complex and fully developed finish with rich flavors of dark cherry, earth, some leather, a hint of plummy fruit and a touch of sweet nuttiness; the aftertaste is obviously the best part of the wine.

    A wine past its peak, but still drinking quite nicely - although the nose suggests otherwise. Shows some Barolo characteristics, but is starting to venture quite deep into that anonymous old wine territory. Drink up.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1967
  • Type Red
  • Producer Pira Secondo & Figli
  • Varietal Nebbiolo
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Italy
  • Region Piedmont
  • SubRegion Langhe
  • Appellation Barolo

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 2 (18%)
  • In Cellars 5 (45%)
  • Consumed 4 (36%)

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