Barolo Riserva Rocche dell'Annunziata, Paolo Scavino 2004
|Score: 97||Antonio Galloni, Wine Advocate (187), January 2011|
The 2004 Barolo Riserva Rocche dell'Annunziata has developed beautifully since I last tasted it a few years ago. That said, I am amazed how bright and primary the fruit still is. Sweet, perfumed aromatics lead to a core of silky fruit as this elegant, pedigreed Barolo emerges from the glass. The tannins are exceptionally refined all the way through to the finish, while the French oak is virtually imperceptible. What remains is a gorgeous, fruit-driven Barolo that captures the essence of the Scavino style at its best. The wine should enjoy a long drinking window to age 25 and quite likely longer.
|Score: 97||Antonio Galloni, vinous.com, February 2010|
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