Luigi Giordano

Cavanna Barbaresco Nebbiolo

9.07 ratings
9.32 pro ratings
Barbaresco, Cuneo, Piedmont, Italy
Nebbiolo
Lamb, Goose, Potato, Baking Spices, Beans & Peas, Hard Cheese, Turkey, Beef, Pasta, Salami & Prosciutto, Tomato-Based, Soft Cheese, Chicken, Veal, White Rice, Herbs, Mushrooms, Pungent Cheese, Pork, Game, Exotic Spices, Chili & Hot Spicy, Duck, Onion, Shallot, Garlic
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9.2

The 2016 Barbaresco Cavanna is bold, punchy and full of character. I suppose technically, the Cavanna is a bit rustic, but there is just so much personality in the glass that I am willing to look past some of the more angular contours. Readers will find a deep, vibrant, old-school Barbaresco that offers a good bit of intensity as well as brawn. A burst of red berry fruit, iron, cedar, smoke and anise punctuates the substantial, super-expressive finish. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, October 2020)

The 2016 Barbaresco Cavanna is bold, punchy and full of character. I suppose technically, the Cavanna is a bit rustic, but there is just so much personality in the glass that I am willing to look past some of the more angular contours. Readers will find a deep, vibrant, old-school Barbaresco that offers a good bit of intensity as well as brawn. A burst of red berry fruit, iron, cedar, smoke and anise punctuates the substantial, super-expressive finish. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, October 2020)

Oct 23rd, 2020
Lyle Fass

Founder Fass Selections

9.3

Nose is average. Tar, roses, pretty balanced and serene. Juicy. Good fruit. Long. Not bad.

Nose is average. Tar, roses, pretty balanced and serene. Juicy. Good fruit. Long. Not bad.

Feb 4th, 2020
Guillermo Gonzalez

Late posting. Light fruit with nice powerful mouth searing tannin. Perfect for weeknight pizza. Parcelle snag.

Late posting. Light fruit with nice powerful mouth searing tannin. Perfect for weeknight pizza. Parcelle snag.

Jan 13th, 2021
Kyle Lockhart

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Kyle had this 2 months ago

Feb 12th, 2021
Jill M
8.8

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Dec 31st, 2020
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Dec 2nd, 2020
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Dec 1st, 2020