2004 Barolo

Altare; Elio

93Average Score
Red
Bts
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0 Immediate | 1 Marketplace
£83.00
Bts
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1 Immediate | 0 Marketplace
Duty Paid
£83.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
93
Critic Notes

Altare’s 2004 Barolo is a sweet, dense wine loaded with considerable fruit that hides the tannic structure that lurks underneath. Licorice, menthol, baking spices and dark red fruit all make an appearance in this superbly well-proportioned Barolo. Sweet, ripe tannins, and a lingering note of mint give this wine a beautiful sense of lift on the finish. Altare’s Barolo was once quite representative of La Morra, but the recent addition of vineyards in Castiglione Falletto and Serralunga in the blend make this a very different – dare I say it – almost traditional expression of Barolo. It is a lovely wine and is not to be missed. Anticipated maturity: 2009-2024. Dec 2007, www.robertparker.com

Score: 93-/100Antonio Galloni
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Product details
Country
Italy
Region
Northern Italy
Sub-region
Piedmont
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
Country
Italy
Region
Northern Italy
Sub-region
Piedmont
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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