International Wine CellarGood full medium red. Explosive aromas of strawberry, mocha, dried flowers, minerals and caramel. Powerful and tight-gained, with terrific concentration and grip. This very backward, minty wine comes across as cooler than the 2004 Barbarescos and all the better for it. A wine with outstanding depth of texture and big, building, thoroughly ripe tannins. This spent its first 18 months in new barriques and then was moved into stainless steel tank, from which it was to have been bottled the week afte...
Vintage ChartRating for Italy-Piedmont: 96 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: too young, let it sit<br/>