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


<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


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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