Barolo 2008

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Difficult weather led to variable quality, but the one common thread is firm tannins. While in the best examples this promises classic, ageworthy wines like 1978, Tom Maresca recommends the basic wines over the crus for more immediate enjoyment. See his top picks here...
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barolo 2008, Alario Claudio
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Verduno

Alario Claudio, Riva Rocca 

Verduno

Alario Claudio, Riva Rocca 
Dried roses and tar nose; vanilla over good Nebbiolo fruit; long finish. 17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Price: POA The Wine Treasury
Drink: 2014–2025
Alc: 14.5%