Monday, November 26, 2007

1990 Bartolo Mascarello Barolo - Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo

For me a major disappointment. This wine really needs serious decanting time – the orange peel note, blended with the alcohol took too much focus.

1990 Bartolo Mascarello, Barolo, Piemonte, Italy
(From a magnum bottle)

Very old school Barolo – first peppery, orange, prunes and the mid-cores gives out scents that could resemble rubber/latex or raincoat. The taste is stunning with an overwhelming concentration and persistent finish. (96)

(Tasted Feb-2006)

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