1996 Paolo Scavino Barolo Carobric
Nebbiolo - 750ML

  • WS 94
  • WA 92
  • IWC 91

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WS 94
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, December 2000
Beautifully crafted with wonderful aromas of roasted meat chestnuts berries and cedar. Full-bodied round extremely polished. Long flavorful finish. Best after 2004. 1080 cases made. -JS
WA 92
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, October 2006
1996 which was the first vintage Scavino produced this wine. Carobric is made from a blend of fruit sourced from the Rocche di Castiglione Cannubi and Bric del Fiasc vineyards. Scavino's 1996 Barolo Carobric tasted from... 1996 which was the first vintage Scavino produced this wine. Carobric is made from a blend of fruit sourced from the Rocche di Castiglione Cannubi and Bric del Fiasc vineyards. Scavino's 1996 Barolo Carobric tasted from magnum displays notable vibrancy and freshness in both its aromas and flavors with layers of sweet dark fruit minerals and earthiness that are just starting to show some tertiary nuances. It offers notable length lively acidity and plenty of fruit to drink well for at least another decade. 92/Anticipated maturity: 2006-2016.
IWC 91
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, December 2000
Deep red-ruby. Reticent nose hints at dark berries licorice and mint. Primary and vibrant in the mouth with a perfumed floral quality but a bit aggressive today and not showing the richness of Scavino vineyard-designated... Deep red-ruby. Reticent nose hints at dark berries licorice and mint. Primary and vibrant in the mouth with a perfumed floral quality but a bit aggressive today and not showing the richness of Scavino vineyard-designated '96s. Finishes slightly minty and firmly tannic. 91(+?) points
Color & Type Red
Varietal Nebbiolo
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Vintage 1996