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2003 Paolo Scavino Barolo Bric dël Fiasc (750ml)
Producer: Azienda Vitivinicola Paolo Scavino paoloscavino.com
Appellation: Barolo - Piemonte - Italy (DOCG)
Type: red
Varietal: Nebbiolo
Maturity: Hold
Rating: Excellent
Est. Price: US$69.99
Tasting Notes:
rated: October 15, 2007 , Wine Spectator winespectator.com
94 points "Wonderful aromas of licorice, fresh mushroom and blackberry. Full-bodied, with velvety tannins and a long, caressing finish. Goes on and on. Solid and enticing. Excellent for the vintage. Best after 2010. 750 cases made. –JS" Best 2011-
rated: October 15, 2007 , The Wine Advocate erobertparker.com
92 points "Scavino’s 2003 Barolo Bric del Fiasc is without question the most balanced of these 2003 Barolos as it has more than enough fruit to stand up to the wine’s structural components. A big, dark, brooding wine, this richly-textured, sumptuous Barolo is packed with sweet dark fruit, chocolate, menthol, smoke and spices that coat the palate with superb intensity. Not for the faint of heart, it is an over the top, extreme Barolo that captures the freakishness of this vintage. That notwithstanding, this wine has an enviable track record and with bottle age it will likely develop into an outstanding Barolo. Anticipated maturity: 2013-2023. " Best 2013-2023