Red

2001 Elio Grasso Barolo Gavarini Chiniera

Nebbiolo

  • Italy
  • Piedmont
  • Langhe
  • Barolo
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Community Tasting Notes 13

  • rossi.wine wrote: (93 points)

    October 9, 2017 - Not too much discolouration, quite dark core. On the nose quite open, spicy, dark fruit, lovely floral and balsamic notes. Hints of mushrooms, too. On the palate really grippy and backward with powerful tannins. Fresh. Good fruit, very long and lingering. No rush at all, I would love to try this with a bit more age. 92-93+

  • Balthasar Likes this wine: (94 points)

    August 31, 2017 - Intriguing classic nebbiolo nose with tar, flowers, truffles, black fruits. Takes you away from the here and now. Balanced and with good structure for further ageing. Delicious.

  • Italiabnkr Likes this wine: (95 points)

    June 10, 2017 - Decanted for about 2 hours went very well with food at Mozza. Earthy, forest floor but still had dark fruit notes.

  • chefdilletante wrote:

    January 4, 2014 - This wine is still very young, with hard tannins persisting, primary fruit, and a closed structure. If you can wait, please do. It was still pleasant drinking, with some rose and violet emerging on the nose, and a sinewy mass of dark berry fruit. The structure is good and I think this will have the stuffing to emerge as an evolved and graceful wine in 5-10 years time.

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  • riskun wrote: (91 points)

    December 3, 2012 - Decent but not a strong nose. Light mid-toned fruit and wood. Tasty mouth with a nice entry and a stout wooden finish. A bit of balsamic and some punishing wooden tannins. Not a lot of elegance or freshness but a good wine all the same.

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

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

    (Elio Grasso Barolo Gavarini Vigna Chiniera) 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 Elio Grasso
  • Varietal Nebbiolo
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Gavarini Chiniera
  • Country Italy
  • Region Piedmont
  • SubRegion Langhe
  • Appellation Barolo

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 208 (59%)
  • Consumed 143 (41%)

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