Red

2001 Domenico Clerico Barolo Ciabot Mentin Ginestra

Nebbiolo

  • Italy
  • Piedmont
  • Langhe
  • Barolo
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Community Tasting Notes 75

  • Blake Brown Likes this wine: (92 points)

    September 8, 2017 - 2001 DOMENICO CLERICO CIABOT MENTIN GINESTRA BAROLO- The wine was still very much in its adolescent stage, but had enough to offer joy and pleasure; it matched its deep dark vibrant colour with a big and robust gift of dark chocolate and cedar laced black fruit with black cherry being most prominent; it had an enormous underlying structure to support longevity and has already maintained a semblance of balance.

  • swapdoc wrote:

    August 25, 2017 - Vivid red color, masculine wine, minty and still tannic but a bit musty. Lavender, some oak on the nose. Long, big wine. Good.

  • Dee Vinos Likes this wine: (92 points)

    June 2, 2017 - Elegant medium body Barolo which is still a bit tannic, dark mature cherries, earth, notes of cocoa and Black current, Well balanced oak, smooth long aftertaste.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • ubercuvee wrote:

    May 20, 2017 - At the absolute limit of tolerable oak - this would clearly have been so much better with more minimalist handling

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Purslane Likes this wine: (95 points)

    November 25, 2016 - I would not have believed what I am about to write if I had not personally experienced it. This wine from a Piedmont Nebbiolo tasting was accidentally left in a remote pocket of our wine bag corked for 2 weeks at room temperature with less than an inch of liquid. I thought, no way this 15 year old wine could be anything but undrinkably oxidized. Thankfully, I was almost completely wrong. Vivid opaque color with zero brick in a half inch pour with a strong aroma of black cherry. The sip exhibits the firm acidity and tannin that Nebbiolo is famous for achieving. The swallow, that normally features a mouth stripping grippy tannin, instead includes a surprising roundness and ample fruit. The only thing that even suggested a decline was a faint hint of tomato in the aromas that was not even stewed, but closer to the smell of tomato juice. Overall, an incredibly superb Barolo.

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    Piedmont Report: Checking in on the 2001 Baroli (Apr 2012) (link)

    (Domenico Clerico Barolo Ciabot Mentin Ginestra) Subscribe to see review text.

Vintage Tastings

  • By John Kapon
    Lake Como, 12/7/2009

    (Clerico Barolo Ginestra) Subscribe to see review text.

Vinous

  • By Antonio Galloni
    Italy’s 2001 Barolo and 2001 and 2003 Barbaresco vintages (Oct 2006) (link)

    (Domenico Clerico Barolo Ciabot Mentin Ginestra) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    November/December 2004, IWC Issue #117 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2001
  • Type Red
  • Producer Domenico Clerico
  • Varietal Nebbiolo
  • Designation Ciabot Mentin
  • Vineyard Ginestra
  • Country Italy
  • Region Piedmont
  • SubRegion Langhe
  • Appellation Barolo

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 29 (2%)
  • In Cellars 1,361 (73%)
  • Consumed 466 (25%)

Food Pairing

Community Recommendations

Piedmont, Piedmont stew

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92% Like It  12 votes

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