2009 Elio Grasso "Gavarini" Nebbiolo d'Alba

SKU #1062401

Elio Grasso is one of the best producers of Barolo. His estate, a beautiful house and cellar surrounded by improbably steep vineyards, is outside the town of Monforte, on the eastern side of the Barolo appellation. Elio works mostly in the vineyards, increasingly leaving the cellar work to his son Gianluca, who recently graduated from the enology school in Alba. The Gavarini vineyard is wholly owned by the Grassos. It produces this elegant, value-priced red. A dead ringer for a fine Barolo, and offered at a fraction of the price!

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Price: $23.99
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By: Christie Brunick | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 5/31/2012 | Send Email
Pure, Feminine, Sexy..these are the words describing this Nebbiolo phenomenon from Elio Grasso. Perfume, Roses, Pink Pepper on the nose, with a soft but spicy mid palate and a finish that wont stop. Its going fast..savor..enjoy

By: Steve Greer | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 3/31/2012 | Send Email
Nebbiolo at this price and of this quality is a steal. Beautiful floral and cherry on the nose with a bit riper ripe fruit on the palate with nice tannins. The finish is beautiful and lingering with a bit of tar and red fruits. I love this wine.

By: Jeff Garneau | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 3/31/2012 | Send Email
If you are looking for a great price on a terrific nebbiolo to drink now, this is the bottle for you. From Elio Grasso, whose top Barolos typically sell in the $60 to $80 range, this is 100% nebbiolo for a mere $23.99. The wine exhibits superb varietal character with a textbook nose that is lightly floral with just a hint of tar. On the palate, tart red fruits framed by firm, fleshy tannins. Classic nebbiolo that you can enjoy tonight.

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