Red

2006 Elio Grasso Barolo Gavarini Chiniera

Nebbiolo

  • Italy
  • Piedmont
  • Langhe
  • Barolo
Drink between 2015 - 2030 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 21

  • Honeyburst Likes this wine: (93 points)

    October 14, 2017 - What an amazing difference compared to my last tasting. Charming, super focussed, classic and absolutely adorable.

  • Honeyburst Likes this wine: (90 points)

    July 8, 2017 - In a closed phase I suspect. Gave nothing away upon opening, but grew with time and air. I would rather wait a handful of years than decant.

  • Diane (LI) wrote:

    May 27, 2016 - This is loaded with tannins, but there is still so much to enjoy. Rose petals, cherries, damp earth. The cherry taste stays after all else is gone. A very pretty wine that I would expect to become prettier when the tannins relax.

  • MPAN Likes this wine: (93 points)

    February 25, 2016 - Much better than five years ago! Medium red; smoked, dark fruit with hint of caramel; nicely balanced, smooth and silky, some tannins and perhaps a slightly sharp ending; savoury aftertaste; very nice

  • Reblin Likes this wine: (89 points)

    October 5, 2015 - Good with food but a but heavy on the oak and tannin. Perhaps some more time in the cellar will help.

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JancisRobinson.com

  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    5/7/2013 (link)

    (Elio Grasso, Gavarini Chiniera Barolo Red) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By Walter Speller
    5/20/2010 (link)

    (Elio Grasso, Gavarini Chiniera Barolo Red) Subscribe to see review text.

Vinous

  • By Antonio Galloni
    2006 Barolo: A Modern-Day Classic in the Making (Feb 2010) (link)

    (Elio Grasso Barolo Gavarini Vigna Chiniera) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    November/December 2009, IWC Issue #147 (link)

    (Elio Grasso Barolo Gavarini Vigna Chiniera) Subscribe to see review text.

RJonWine.com

  • By Richard Jennings
    12/1/2010 (link) 91 points

    (Elio Grasso Barolo Gavarini Chiniera) Medium dark red color; lovely dried berry, dried cherry, sandalwood nose; tight, dried berry, currant palate with firm, sweet tannins; medium-plus finish 91+ pts.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2006
  • Type Red
  • Producer Elio Grasso
  • Varietal Nebbiolo
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Gavarini Chiniera
  • Country Italy
  • Region Piedmont
  • SubRegion Langhe
  • Appellation Barolo
  • UPC Code 836543000494

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 39 (4%)
  • In Cellars 805 (79%)
  • Consumed 175 (17%)

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