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  • 2014 Paolo Scavino Barolo Carobric – Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (4/13/2021)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of anise, black berries and black cherries. Flavors of black berries, black cherries and black raspberries. Medium to tart acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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  • 2004 Paolo Conterno Barolo Ginestra – Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (3/3/2021)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of dried herbs, black berries and black cherries. Flavors of black berries, black cherries and a little but of plums on the finish. Medium to bright acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink over the short term. (92 points)

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  • 2012 Parusso Barolo Bussia – Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (11/6/2019)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of aspirin, white pepper and black berries. Flavors of cinnamon, berries and cherries. Bright acidity, firm tannin, full bodied. Drink now with some air time or continue to hold. (91 points)

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  • 2004 Paolo Conterno Barolo Ginestra – Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (12/10/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about 90 minutes.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of soapstone, camphor, potpourri, fennel and mixed dark fruits. Flavors of black raspberries, cherries and plums. Bright acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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  • 2000 Azienda Bricco Rocche (Ceretto) Barolo Prapò – Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (12/3/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about 90 minutes.

    Garnet color in the glass, slightly dusty looking with a noticeable, perhaps eighth inch meniscus. No bricking. Nose of melted black licorice, black cherries, earth and a hint of menthol. Nice flavors of black berries and black cherries with a little bit of cinnamon an nutmeg on the finish. Bright acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. I’d lean towards drink now. (93 points)

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  • 1994 Sette Cascine Barolo – Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (11/6/2019)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet color in the glass, slightly dusty looking. Nose of iron, smoke, cigar box and black berries. Flavors of black berries, black cherries and a hint of mint. Medium to bright acidity, medium to firm tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink over the short term. (90 points)

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  • 2009 Poderi Aldo Conterno Barolo Cicala – Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (6/5/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of anise, black pepper and black berries. Flavors of berries and cherries. Bright acidity, drying tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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  • 1999 Elio Grasso Barolo Ginestra Casa Maté – Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (4/3/2019)
    WIMLNR

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, slightly brown twinge at least around the edges. Nose of barnyard, leather and anise. Flavors of licorice, berries and Ricola. Tart acidity, drying tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink. No rating. Seems a bit pre-moxed or otherwise damaged.

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  • 2009 Domenico Clerico Barolo Pajana – Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (5/2/2018)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of anise, black pepper and spiced sugar plums. Flavors of black berries and black cherries. Bright acidity, firm tannin, full bodied. Drink now with air or continue to hold. (92 points)

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  • 2003 Cavalier Bartolomeo Barolo Solanotto – Altenasso – Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (2/23/2018)
    WIML90

    Tasted double blind.

    Garnet color in the glass, a little dusty looking. Nose of tea, green peppercorns and iron. Flavors of red berries, tart red cherries and strawberries. Tart acidity, drying tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink now with air to open up.

    My guess was this is a Nebbiolo based wine from the Piedmont region in Italy, likely a 2007 Borgogno Barolo. (90 points)

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