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Cascina Chicco Ginestra Riserva Barolo 2010 Wine Review

Cascina Chicco Ginestra Riserva Barolo 2010

Cascina Chicco Ginestra Riserva Barolo 2010

Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score:96/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $91.95

Drink: 2018-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Cascina Chicco

Agent: Natural Vines

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Rebecca Meir-Liebman - Sommelier rated this wine as 96/100 with the following review:

From a spectacular vintage – 2010 was an exquisite vintage, not only in Italy – this elegant, silky wine is ready to drink now, though it could keep on aging. A high-end wine, it develops on the palate, delivering notes of red cherry, leather, and game with a subtle tobacco after taste. As for its body, the first impression of its texture is quite silky, but soon it develops a chewy texture courtesy of the dominant tannins. The finish lingers and satisfies. Decant before serving for at least 30 minutes. Great with, game, lamb, and grass-fed beef, and for serious dinners when you need to impress, and long to experience a deep, complex wine.
Cascina Chicco Ginestra Riserva 2010 is a silky and supple Barolo from the Piedmont wine region. Look for dried cherry, anise leather, tobacco leaf and Damask rose petals flavours on the palate. Needs time in cellar, about three years and then should be a better marriage of its parts. Drink after 2020 and for 15 years thereafter. Pair with game dishes. - Community Wine Reviews

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