1997 Barolo, Bric del Fiasc, Scavino

Producer: Scavino Paolo
Vintage: 1997
Grape variety: Nebbiolo
Origin: Italy, North West, Piedmont
Appellation: Barolo
Date tasted: 14 January 2004
Price when tasted: £42 (US$60)
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Tasting notes

14/01/2004

<li>from a leading Piedmont estate <li> a tribute to the skills of its winemaker <br><br>This is one of Piedmont's great estates: along with Elio Altare, Paolo Scavino is at the forefront of great modern Barolo. The 'Bric del Fiasc', or 'Top of the Hill

01/06/2001

Deep, velvety red colour, with nose of great purity of fruit, and hint of bitter chocolate. Palate has very good length and concentration, while maintaining overall voluptuousness. A superb expression of varietal, terroir and winemaker's personality, it c

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