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Beni di Batasiolo Riserva Barolo 2006 Wine Review

Beni di Batasiolo Riserva Barolo 2006

Beni di Batasiolo Riserva Barolo 2006

Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $39.95

Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Beni di Batasiolo

Agent: Charton Hobbs Inc

Natalie's Score: 88/100

A full-bodied, still fairly tannic northern Italian red wine made from the classic Nebbiolo grape. Aromas of black fruit, dried tobacco leaves and dark spice. Pair with risotto truffled dishes.

Barolo food pairings: game burgers, beef steak, rack of lamb.

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This Beni di Batasiolo Riserva Barolo 2006 was reviewed on July 23, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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  • 657783
  • $32.01 
  • 36 bottles
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Reviews and Ratings

Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

This Barolo from N Italy's Piedmont region shows a nose of red currant with plummy, woodsy notes and dried herbs. The palate repeats, adding nutty flavours. Extra-dry with good acidity.
Tasted July 2016
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Ten years old and still gripping your cheeks! If you are fans of big bold Barolos, this one is worth getting excited about! The aromas show pronounced berry notes, black tea floral notes and baking spice. The palate repeats this alluring ripe berry fruit notes along with vanilla bean, eucalyptus/mint, a touch of graphite, and baking spice. The acidity is well balanced and the grippy finish continues for miles. Be weary of the tannins. This style of wine is highly tannic, so if you are experimenting with this varietal for the first time (or first time in a long time), this wine could seem presumptuous. Even though we're in 2016, you best cellar this baby for another 7-10 years, easy! If drinking now, do decant at least 2 hours prior to serving. Enjoy pairing with a prime rib roasted. Tasted July 2016. @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca
Wines come and go, but Barolo lasts forever. This Barolo form Northern Italy is still quite tannic with ripe dark fruit, dried fig, leather and tobacco leaf on the palate. - Community Wine Reviews

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