2008 Luigi Einaudi Barolo Costa Grimaldi

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  • Nebbiolo
  • 750ML
  • WA 92
  • IWC 92
  • JS 91

Reviews for 2008 Luigi Einaudi Barolo Costa Grimaldi

WA 92
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2012
The 2008 Barolo Costa Grimaldi reveals lovely freshness and vibrancy in its floral bouquet and delineated nuanced fruit. Mint licorice and sweet spices add lift and brightness throughout. The Costa Grimaldi is a bit on... The 2008 Barolo Costa Grimaldi reveals lovely freshness and vibrancy in its floral bouquet and delineated nuanced fruit. Mint licorice and sweet spices add lift and brightness throughout. The Costa Grimaldi is a bit on the delicate feminine side in this vintage but the balance remains compelling. In particular the wine's focus and clarity on the finish show the qualities that make 2008 such a terrific vintage. Costa Grimaldi is made from the Via Nuova vineyard in Barolo a cold site that does best in warmer years. In 2008 a cold year the Costa Grimaldi comes across as compact and unyielding. If the wine fleshes out in bottle it could merit a higher score. Anticipated maturity: 2018-2028. - Antonio Galloni
IWC 92
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, October 2011
(from south-facing 40-year-old vines in Terlo; the bottling that's labeled Terlo is from southeast-facing vines 20 to 25 years of age.): Bright red-ruby. Deep very ripe aromas of black cherry and minerals. Very rich... (from south-facing 40-year-old vines in Terlo; the bottling that's labeled Terlo is from southeast-facing vines 20 to 25 years of age.): Bright red-ruby. Deep very ripe aromas of black cherry and minerals. Very rich sweet and creamy but with lovely mineral lift to the medicinal black cherry and spice flavors. Finishes long and vibrant with big building tannins and a powerful impression of structure.
JS 91
James Suckling - jamessuckling.com, July 2012
Ripe fruit and barely on the nose follow through to a full body with round and chewy tannins and lots of new wood on the finish. Needs time to come together in the bottle.