The Grappa di Barolo 20 year is the oldest expression from Marolo, a distiller that pioneered the long aging of grappa in the 1980's. The pomace used in this expression is the Nebbiolo from Barolo which after distillation is aged in a combination of little oak and acacia barrels.
Marolo Grappa di Barolo 20 was tasted at Meeting No. 79 on April 25, 2019. Out of 5, we rated it very highly at 3.50, though we had some disagreement among member ratings. Marolo Grappa di Barolo 20 ranks 4th overall in Other. Costing $140, this spirit is expensive given the our rating of it.
Todd H. • 4/25/2019 • 4.5
Wow. Beautiful cinnamon and oak.
Aaron • 4/25/2019 • 4.0
Musty and damp, the nose is of rotting leaves and wet tobacco leaf. Raspberries and honey butter add to the oily mouthfeel and chew. Astringent, and layered, the mid-palate offers an explosion of baking spices, dried fruits, and creamy nuts come at you in waves. A very delightful pour!
Nick • 4/25/2019 • 3.5
Nose of an old forgotten house and a weird mix of popcorn and cocoa. A bit hot on the palate, finishes long and metallic.
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