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1997 Azelia "San Rocco" Barolo

SKU #993580 94 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Outer quote mark Dark garnet-colored with an amber edge, the 1997 Barolo San Rocco possesses a phenomenal perfume of tobacco, leather, cedar, fruitcake, and cherry liqueur. Tar and rose petals (classic scents of ripe Nebbiolo) also emerge. Once past the terrific aromatics, the wine is full-bodied, rich, and supple, with an expansive texture, sweet tannin, low acidity, and gobs of fat as well as extract. This alluring Barolo is best drunk over the next 12-15 years. (RP) Inner quote mark (6/2001)

92 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

Outer quote mark Full red. Sappy aromas of red- and blackcurrant, roast coffee, dark chocolate, minerals and smoky oak. Dense, sweet and deep, with impressive texture and extract and exhilarating inner-mouth perfume. Shows the lushness of the vintage in spades. Slow-building, very persistent finish features thoroughly ripe tannins. Seems as successful, and quite similar to, the '96. (ST) Inner quote mark (11/2000)

91 points Wine Spectator

Outer quote mark Very ripe plum skin, with hints of spices and flowers. Full-bodied, with very polished tannins and a long, fruity and caressing finish. Needs time to develop. Best after 2005. (JS) Inner quote mark (10/2001)


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