Elio Grasso

Gavarini Chiniera Barolo Nebbiolo

9.225 ratings
9.14 pro ratings
Barolo, Cuneo, Piedmont, Italy
Nebbiolo
Top Notes For
Gretchen Jones

Decanted for three hours. In a good spot, but you should probably hold. With pizza and Caesar salad for the man's birthday.

Decanted for three hours. In a good spot, but you should probably hold. With pizza and Caesar salad for the man's birthday.

1 person found it helpfulJan 31st, 2016
Mike Holzer

Jonathon brought back from Italy. I thought would not be ready/too tannic but was proved wrong. After 30 min huge bouquet of cherry/red fruit. Beautifully integrated tannins with cherry and other red guitar with mild oak tinge . Delicious want more. Will be good next 2 decades but why wait. A beauty.

Jonathon brought back from Italy. I thought would not be ready/too tannic but was proved wrong. After 30 min huge bouquet of cherry/red fruit. Beautifully integrated tannins with cherry and other red guitar with mild oak tinge . Delicious want more. Will be good next 2 decades but why wait. A beauty.

Jan 12th, 2020
Jordan Franceschini

Ready to go

Ready to go

Sep 10th, 2018
George Hesse

Beautiful color red with a touch of brown. Perhaps due to the age. Definitely an old world nose but no Brett that I can smell. A bit acidic on the finish. Fairly heavy in tannin as there was a lot of chalkiness on the finish as well. Going to give it some time to open up.

Beautiful color red with a touch of brown. Perhaps due to the age. Definitely an old world nose but no Brett that I can smell. A bit acidic on the finish. Fairly heavy in tannin as there was a lot of chalkiness on the finish as well. Going to give it some time to open up.

Jul 13th, 2018
Jack Bender

Merry Christmas Eve!

Merry Christmas Eve!

Dec 25th, 2017
Rob Moose

A luscious, broad-shouldered magnum paired with mutton and prime rib at Keens. Lovely! Thanks to Amos Lee for the bottle

A luscious, broad-shouldered magnum paired with mutton and prime rib at Keens. Lovely! Thanks to Amos Lee for the bottle

Jul 11th, 2017
Steve Medbery

I'm crazy about this! Absolutely what Barolo should be in my view. Luscious Rasberry, kirsch, lengthy smooth mineral finish. Drinking fantastic now with a short decant. Would have rated even higher if I thought it was a year that would age much longer. This is really in the sweet spot now!

I'm crazy about this! Absolutely what Barolo should be in my view. Luscious Rasberry, kirsch, lengthy smooth mineral finish. Drinking fantastic now with a short decant. Would have rated even higher if I thought it was a year that would age much longer. This is really in the sweet spot now!

Jul 10th, 2017
Gio Hwang

Paired with dry aged NY strip and it was simply awesome.

Paired with dry aged NY strip and it was simply awesome.

Jan 13th, 2016
Eric Guido

Showing a lively and pretty bouquet of woodland pine and cedar with bright cherry, raspberry and licorice. On the palate, I found tart cherry and cranberry which darkened and sweetened as it traveled across the senses, adding balsamic tones and mint going into the finish. It's showing the 2011 exuberance, yet is still youthful with hints of fine tannin lingering on the palate.

Showing a lively and pretty bouquet of woodland pine and cedar with bright cherry, raspberry and licorice. On the palate, I found tart cherry and cranberry which darkened and sweetened as it traveled across the senses, adding balsamic tones and mint going into the finish. It's showing the 2011 exuberance, yet is still youthful with hints of fine tannin lingering on the palate.

Jul 15th, 2015
Howard Greenfield

Piedmont Bkfst!

Piedmont Bkfst!

Mar 13th, 2015