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Bottle Size: 750 ml
Rating: RP 92-96, WS 95, ST 93
This wine exhibits a saturated ruby color with purple nuances. Additionally, it is rich, with lots of extract, tannin, and body. Ceretto's opaque ruby/purple-colored 1996 Barolo Bricco Rocche is sensational stuff. It combines explosive levels of fruit, glycerin, and extract with an uncanny sense of elegance and finesse. There are copious quantities of black cherry fruit, intermixed with raspberries, cedar, spicy oak, licorice, and tar.
Robert Parker, Wine Advocate.
Complex aromas of Indian spices, plum and violet. Full-bodied, with big, velvety tannins and a long, long finish. Finally starting to mellow. Concentrated and rich.
J.S., Wine Spectator.
Good full red, the deepest of these '96 Barolos. Super ripe, highly aromatic nose combines plum, dark chocolate, mocha, earth and meat; shows a slightly roasted aspect. Very dense and full, with a marzipan sweetness leavened by penetrating acidity. This has chewy extract and superb depth. Finishes with big, rich, chewy tannins and palate-staining, complex flavors of red fruits, torre faction and earth tones.
Stephen Tanzer, Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar.
TASTING NOTES A compact and firm red wine with a delicate delivery of aromas. It starts...
TASTING NOTES This wine opens to a thin and streamlined appearance. Mirrors the main characteristics...
TASTING NOTES What a lovely nose that marries fresh elements of graphite, lead pencil,...
TASTING NOTES This wine is a joyful red wine. Enjoy its frisky, red fruit aromas...