Garnet red with orange reflections; intense, persistent bouquet; full-bodied, austere and velvety on the palate, with long finish of goudron and spice. In time, the wine is fine-tuned to greater and greater complexity, acquiring notes of truffles and leather.
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (RP): 94
"The 2007 Barolo Costa Grimaldi is fabulously rich, dense and well-balanced in this vintage. The Costa Grimaldi is made from a parcel of the Via Nuova vineyard in Barolo at 350 meters above sea level with a sheltered south-east exposure that provides respite in warmer years. This shows tons of vintage character in its racy, elegant fruit and silky tannins, along with superb depth and intensity, all of which have been achieved in a fairly restrained style..."