The 2010 Barolo Cannubi Boschis is just starting to show the first signs of aromatic maturity. Dark and dense on the palate, the 2010 remains massively tannic in feel, though. Tasting the 2010 next to the current releases shows the style prevalent at the time that favored more overt fruit, greater extraction and heavier oak signatures. Black cherry, espresso, chocolate, menthol and dried flowers all develop as the 2010 opens up with time in the glass. This is dark, virile and powerful in style; I would wait a few years, as it is going through a phase of closure today.
"Once again there is a certain restraint to the reticent if nicely layered aromas of plum, earth and a hint of the sauvage. There is better density to the vibrant medium-bodied flavors that possess better depth and persistence on the robust, powerful and somewhat coarse finish. This is very Gevrey in basic character as is notably more structured as well." - Allen Meadows, Burghound
"This is aromatically similar to the straight Volnay villages but with slightly more complexity and a broader range of spice elements. There is once again very good punch to the racy medium-bodied flavors that offer solid minerality on the impressively long and slightly firmer finish that deliver notably better depth. This is an impressive effort for its level and recommended." - Allen Meadows, Burghound