"(another new release from Marengo, but there were just two barrels of this juice, one new and one used) Good deep red. Precise aromas and flavors of dried rose, minerals, menthol and spicy oak; there's something Burgundian about this. Then lush, silky and deep, with insidious texture and flavor, and superb balance. Offers a rare combination of pliancy and perfume. Finishes with very suave tannins and a long, rising finish featuring late notes of mocha and brown spices."
-International Wine Cellar
"The 2004 Barolo Brunate Vecchie Vigne is a big, strapping wine loaded with fruit and a generous, enveloping personality. It reveals a lovely purity to its dark cherry fruit, with spice, mint and sweet toasted oak nuances that develop in the glass, adding further complexity. This old-vine cuvee offers greater concentration than the Brunate..."