"94 points Wine Spectator: "Lovely blackberry, cedar and light fresh mushroom follow through to a full-bodied palate, with silky tannins and a long finish. Harmonious and balanced." (07/04) 91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2000 Barolo Conca moves more towards a traditional type of Barolo with a powerful, tarry nose and a solid, authoritative palate and will last over a dozen years." (08/05) 90(+?) points Stephen Tanzer: "Medium red. Aromas of redcurrant, tobacco and smoky, nutty oak, with a mineral nuance. Richer and sweeter than this estate's other 2000 Barolos, with more flesh and a finer-grained texture. Finishes with broad, suave tannins and subtle persistence. Still, this is rather shy today, and not yet showing itself." (11/04) "