1996 Paolo Scavino - Barolo Cannubi 750ml

Italy - Piedmont - Barolo - Barolo/ Red / Nebbiolo   |     Watch

IWC 92+  
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Professional Reviews For This Wine


International Wine Cellar | Rating: 92+

Good deep red. Deep but bright aromas of cherry syrup, spices and dried rose; hint of surmaturite Very tightly wound and less obviously sweet today than the Bric del Fiasc; rather dominated by its firm acids and tannins. But sharply delineated, spicy and very long on the firmly tannic finish. This and the Rocche will not approach their peaks for a good seven or eight years.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 93

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Average rating: 93, based on 1 reviews

Collector Data For This Wine

102 bottles owned by 42 collectors.

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About This Producer


Established in 1921 in Castiglione Falletto, one of the historic Langhe townships, this estate is now entering its third generation of Barolo production. With a historic connection to the land at the forefront of the winemaking philosophy, this estate creates exceptional Barolos, Barberas, and Dolcettos. The Bric del Fiasc Barolo is the hallmark of the family's production, from a vineyard that always produced the best Nebbiolo fruit. In 1978, this fruit was vinified on its own for the first time and it has remained a special bottling ever since.

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Wine Varietal: Nebbiolo


Big, dark, and bold, Nebbiolo is a robust variety with heavy tannins and a sometimes bitter profile. While areas outside Italy (Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, California, and South Africa) have begun cultivating Nebbiolo, the Italian region of Piedmont is where it reaches its greatest height. It is here, the historic home to Nebbiolo, where the finest Barolos and Barbarescos are produced. Many winemakers have compared this grape to Pinot Noir for its difficult growing habits and unpredictable cellar and aging behavior. Typical descriptors for Nebbiolo include roses, violets, tar, wild herbs, cherries, raspberries, truffles, and tobacco.

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