Ettore Germano, Prapò, Barolo, Italy 2011
Aromas of currant, tobacco and tar, this has very good concentration with firm, but balanced tannins. Subtle wood notes – this has been aged in large casks – plus power as well as a nice sense of restraint.
Price: UK – £20 Astrum Wine Cellars, WoodWinters. US – $58.99 Wine House*
Taster: Tom Hyland
*US stockist information from Wine-Searcher.com