Paolo Scavino Barolo Ravera 2017 750ml
SKU: 99954

Paolo Scavino Barolo Ravera 2017

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750ml
$79.99

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Piedmont, Barolo
Brand Paolo Scavino
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
Our experience in the Ravera vineyard has started in 2015. This hill altitude averages 430 meters above sea level and exposure is east. The freshness in this soil combined with the exposure and the elevation contribute for a long cycle of ripening of the Nebbiolo grapes. We have enjoyed from beginning the distinctive character of the Ravera vineyard where the minerality of the aromatics match with an austere, linear, precise structure lifted by vivid acidity.
Wine Spectator
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Leather, vanilla and spice aromas are expressive, yet underneath there are subtle notes of rose, strawberry, cherry and iron. As this red evolves on the palate, it firms up, remaining harmonious and resonant through the lingering finish. Eucalyptus and wild herb elements emerge with air. Compelling. Best from 2025 through 2045. 500 cases made, 60 cases imported.

November 15, 2021
Vinous
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The 2017 Barolo Ravera is dazzling. Deep, potent and virile, the 2017 has a lot to say, but it won't be ready to drink anytime soon. Black cherry, graphite, licorice, smoke, game, lavender and licorice convey a real impression of gravitas that is reinforced by the wine's overall feel. This powerhouse Barolo is magnificent today in a sort of old-school meets new-school style.

February 2021
Wine Advocate
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Showing resolve and determination, the Paolo Scavino 2017 Barolo Ravera (with fruit from Novello) offers more concentration and a much darker quality of fruit with blackberry and plum. Ravera gives us density and power and a generous display of dark spice with tobacco and toasted hazelnut. Despite that extra muscle and heft, I love how the tannins are so expertly integrated into the fruit.

June 17, 2021