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  • Paolo Scavino Tasting!!!

    Saturday the 7th at 4pm
    he 2015 vintage in Barolo is one for the books. Being that we are getting our Pre-ordered Scavino in this Thursday, I figured...let's just have a tasting on Saturday as well. Now that we are into the fall season (even though it doesn't act like it) I think it's time we start to focus on the basics. During the spring time and summer we all run around like chickens with our heads cut off trying to cram as much rosé into our bodies. Time to relax a bit. Rosé is still around and will be all year long since I tend to buy it and hold onto it for the holidays. But...it's Barolo time.

    With the '15 vintage being what it is, I wanted to make sure all of you had a chance to taste a few of the Scavino Barolo's before they are gone and they will be gone soon! Trust me!! All I can say is...if you like them...buy them! Here's what Owen and I will be pouring for you peeps...

    2018 Scavino Bianco Sorriso - A blend of Chardonnay (40%), Sauvignon blanc (40%) and Viognier (20%). Fragrant aromatics, crisp acidity and energizing texture. Perfect for by the glass. Vinification and aging in stainless steel. No malolactic fermentation.

    2018 Scavino Dolcetto d'Alba - A juicy, black cherry—infused red. Vibrant and firm, with hints of chocolate and earth adding depth. Shows fine length and purity.

    2018 Scavino Barbera d'Alba - 100% Barbera from Bricco Manescotto vineyard in the village of La Morra. The high elevation, eastern exposure and well-drained soil of this vineyard enhance the elegant side of this wine. Vinification and aging in stainless steel.

    2015 Scavino Barolo - This Barolo represents the history and tradition of blending different crus of Nebbiolo in order to create a house style. The same care and quality work are employed on this wine as for all of the cru Barolo. Sourced from the top performing plots of 7 single vineyards in the village of Castiglione Falletto (Rocche Moriondino, Vignolo and Pernanno vineyards), Barolo (Albarella, Terlo and Vignane vineyards) and Serralunga d’Alba (San Bernardo vineyard).

    2015 Scavino Barolo Monvigliero - The Grand Cru vineyard of Verduno. First vintage was 2007. Up north in the Barolo region, this vineyard lies in a very special microclimate: warm during the day and cool at night thanks to the fresh air currents from the Tanaro river. Very elegant and focused with nice tension.

    2003 Scavino Barolo Bricco Ambrogio - The most important vineyard in the village of Roddi. The Bricco Ambrogio vineyard sits at 275 meters above sea level and faces south, southeast, with vines planted to soils of marl and limestone. Made for the first time in 2002 and nearly a monopole. Perfumed, generous in its expression and soft texture.
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