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2016 Francesco Rinaldi BaroloNebbiolo from Italy

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  • 92 Monica Larner - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
  • 91 Antonio Galloni - Vinous
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About

92

"The Francesco Rinaldi & Figli 2016 Barolo shows sweet and ripe fruit with distant aromas of wild strawberry, forest berry and a hint of dried prune. The standard blending formula for this classic Barolo sees fruit from six vineyard parcels, including some from the celebrated Cannubi cru that is most strongly identified with this estate. This vintage awards some added softness and fruitiness that goes a long way to create a long and silky mouthfeel."

91 Antonio Galloni - Vinous

"The 2016 Barolo is gracious and lifted, with lovely sweet red cherry and floral overtones. Silky tannins give this mid-weight Barolo a good bit of immediacy. Translucent and super-expressive, the 2016 is a model of pure and total class. Vineyard sites are a stellar collection of parcels from Rocche dell'Annunziata, Boiolo, Sarmassa, Vignane, Codana and a touch of Cannubi. In recent years, Rinaldi's straight Barolo has been one of the real under the radar gems in the region. The 2016 has the potential to be an overachiever."

Product Detail

Item # 119248
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Sub-Region Barolo
Ratings

92 - Monica Larner - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

91 - Antonio Galloni - Vinous

Vintage 2016
Color Red
ABV N/A
Varietal(s) Nebbiolo
Size 750mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste blackberry, cherry, smoke and earth
Nose truffle, cherry, plum, leather and vanilla