1979 Barolo, Aurelio Settimo

Quite deep ruby colour with medium intensity red berry, tar, mint tea, rose pedal and touch of caramel, it is dry with medium acidity, alcohol and bodied. Quite high tannin but coarse. On palate it has slightly over medium intensity flavours of red berry, mint tea, tar, and touch of leather. Fairly long length with red plum finish. (91)

Tasted on 2 December 2016