The 2016 Barolo Terlo Vigna Costa Grimaldi is a pretty, translucent wine, and also a very good example of where Einaudi is headed stylistically. Dried red cherry, mint, wild herbs and crushed flowers are all nicely lifted. In this vintage, the Terlo comes across as quite perfumed, but also lacking some of its customary depth on the mid-palate. It will be interesting to see if the wine fleshes out a bit more in bottle, or if it is destined to remain classically austere.

Antonio Galloni - Vinous Media (91)