2006 Barolo Cannubi Paolo Scavino

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Average critic rating : 92.0 points



The 2006 Barolo is a seductive, fruit-driven wine laced with plump, juicy fruit. Floral notes add a touch of lift on the close. Scavino makes his entry-level Barolo from a blend of vineyards, which in 2006 includes Vignolo, Rocche and Mariondino (all in Castiglione Falletto), Vignane and Via Nuova (both in Barolo), Bricco Ambrogio (in Roddino) and Plicotti (in La Morra). As is often the case, the Scavino Barolo is one of the finest wines in its category. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2021. ||This is a wonderful set of new wines from Enrico Scavino and his daughters Enrica and Elisa. The dark, almost impenetrable color of the 1990s is gone and these Barolos now look like Barolos. To be sure, Scavino’s wines are still characterized by a plushness and opulence of fruit that sets them apart. Yet all of these 2006 Barolos reveal exceptional length, beautifully balanced tannins and gorgeous overall harmony. They should be on anyone’s short list of must-have wines. The Barolos are fermented in stainless steel, undergo malolactic fermentation in French oak and are subsequently aged for a year in French oak barrels followed by a second year in cask. Wine Advocate.February, 2010



Scavino’s 2006 Barolo Cannubi opens with an attractive, finely-knit bouquet that leads to an open, soft core of perfumed fruit. Rich, and expansive on the palate, this textured, vivid Barolo reveals terrific length on the palate and finessed tannins that inform the silky finish. Though medium in body, the wine packs plenty of punch and is almost certain to put on weight in the bottle. Anticipated maturity: 2016-2031. Antonio Galloni, Wine Advocate # 187 Feb 2010

Paolo Scavino is an Italian wine producer based the Castiglione Falletto district of the Barolo region. The winery is comprised of 23 hectares which includes 19 of the historical Barolo crus located in Castiglione Falletto, Barolo, La Morra, Serralunga d’Alba, Verduno and Roddi. The family owned winery distinguishes itself with meticulous care for their vineyards and passion for terroir driven wines that are stylistically mindful of elegance. Only three indigenous grape varieties are used in the entire productions: Nebbiolo, Barbera and Dolcetto. The winery is currently run by Enrico Scavino, along with daughters Enrica and Elisa. Enrico started to work in the winery in 1951 when he was only 10 years old. Now with 60 years of experience behind him, he is one of the most respected winemakers in Piemonte and Paola Scavino wines are regarded as great quality throughout their range.

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