More Vintages and Sizes of Paolo Scavino - Barolo Riserva Rocche dell'Annunziata:
Author: Antonio Galloni
Issue: Issue 7
Dark ruby. The seductive 1999 Rocche is simply superb. It opens with a captivatingly expressive floral nose that melds seamlessly onto a vibrant palate packed with layers of perfumed dark red fruit and minerals, with exceptional length, fine tannins and a sweet, long finish. Although this Barolo will continue to evolve in the bottle it is nearly impossible to resist today. A recent bottle of the 1990 was youthful and full of life and I imagine that this 1999 will drink well to at least age 20, if not beyond.
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Author: James Suckling
Raisin and spice with hints of coffee cake on the nose and palate. Full-bodied, soft and velvety with plenty of good fruit and a long finish. Rich wine with power for 1999. 250 cases made.
Trust Rating: 95
Tasted On: 09/09/2011
Site Blog: mac_h
Classic Barolo, amazing structure and finish: great wine from spectactular vintage
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