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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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  • 2000 Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco Riserva Rabajà – Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barbaresco (4/2/2019)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about two hours.

    Nose of earth, leather and mixed dark fruit. Flavors of dried plums, black berries and black raspberries. medium to tangy acidity, medium tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink now. (91 points)

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  • 2015 Pio Cesare Gavi – Italy, Piedmont, Gavi (10/10/2018)
    WIML89

    Tasted non blind.

    Straw color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of lime, sea foam and a smidge of kumquat. Flavors of lime and tangerine. Bright acidity, light to medium body. Drink now. (89 points)

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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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  • 1967 Cantina Terre Del Barolo Barolo Riserva – Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (1/4/2018)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about two hours.

    Light garnet color looking, slightly dusty looking throughout. Nose of iodine, root beer and red berries. Flavors of raspberries and red berries. Tart acidity, resolved tannin, medium body. Drink now. Be sure and stand and decant for sediment. (91 points)

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  • 2004 Damilano Barolo Lecinquevigne – Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (12/21/2013)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind at a wine dinner.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of berries, cherries, plums and flowers. Flavors of berries, raspberries and cherries. Bright acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (91 points)

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