Rating 94Drink Date 2021 - 2038Reviewed by Monica LarnerIssue Date 28th Jun 2019Source Issue 243 End of June 2019, The Wine AdvocateThe Scavino family has had access to fruit from the Monvigliero cru for almost 20 years. They have farmed a small parcel under one hectare since 2000, and the grapes were previously added to their classico Barolo blend. In 2006, Monvigliero became its own single-vineyard expression because Enrico Scavino always had a big passion for this site. The 2015 Barolo Monvigliero is a bright and beautiful wine with a strong floral signature of violets and roses that accompanies this wine from start to finish. The wine is very characteristic of Monvigliero in terms of the softness and silky nature of the tannins as well.
The unfortunate news from the Paolo Scavino family is they lost access to their vineyard site in Cannubi. For that reason, both the Barolo Cannubi and the Barolo Carobric will soon be discontinued.for th