Full medium red. Smoky oak, truffle, plum and marzipan on the nose; more roasted than the Brunate. Sweet, fat and round, if a bit less perfumed than the Brunate. Less seductive today, with the tannins a bit more obtrusive.
Robert Parker 91
The concentrated, dark plum/garnet-colored, rich 1998 Barolo Prapo displays a smoky, earthy, black cherry, and new saddle leather-scented bouquet infused with licorice and espresso. Although tight, it is crammed with extract. Dense, full-bodied and long, with moderate tannin, it requires 2-3 years of cellaring. Anticipated maturity: 2003-2016.
Anticipated maturity: 2003-2016