*5R* 2011 Paolo Scavino "Novantesimo" Riserva Barolo (Piedmont, IT)


Varietal: Nebbiolo

Region: Barolo, Piedmont, Italy

Woman in Wine

97 Points, The Wine Advocate

"The 2011 Barolo Riserva Novantesimo is a proud and exuberant wine that does enormous justice to the vintage and to the mighty Nebbiolo grape. This is remembered as a warm growing season, and this wine is richly layered, generous and beautifully intense as a result. Dark cherry aromas are folded within spice, cured tobacco and leather. The best part is that subtle crunch or snap you get on the palate, thanks to the fresh acidity that is neatly integrated within." - Monica Larner