"Firm veins of tannin run through the 2010 Barolo Riva del Bric. Pine, mint, wild flowers and crushed rocks all combine to give the 2010 a sense of pulsating energy and pure tension that is impossible to miss. Rose petal, spice and sweet red berry nuances are layered into the tense, brilliant finish. The 2010 is going to need time in bottle, but it is quite promising..92" AG 09/14 "The 2010 Barolo Riva del Bric shows a high degree of floral intensity with pressed violets and rose followed by bright red fruit and distant spice. The maceration period is relatively brief (15 days) and this has helped to fix the wine’s intensity, both in terms of its appearance and its bouquet. Vinification includes three years in botte grande. Mineral nuances and fresh acidity characterize the finish..93"