Bava's Barolo is solid and tannic, with concentrated dried fruit aromas showing the character of the powerful 1997 vintage. There are flavors of sundried tomatoes as well as black fruits. This is a serious wine that will age slowly.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.