1995 Barolo Ciabot Mentin Ginestra, Domenico Clerico
Rich, round and mature with notes of dried mushrooms. forest floor, dried cherries and hints of dog fur (in a positive sense). Very, very good.
The taste is dry and mature with notes of rosehips, dried flowers, hard cherry candy and asphalt. Long and fine. Fully mature. Very fine.
92p (tasted 2022/02)
2005 Barolo Ciabot Mentin Ginestra, Domenico Clerico
The ten year younger version offers up a deep, lovely nose with notes of black cherries, fir wood, tar, violets en masse and fried ceps. Gorgeous.
The taste is rich and tight with notes of rosehips, black cherries, coffee powder and violets. Very, very long, still needs 6+ years. Great wine.
95p (tasted 2022/03)