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...
barolo 2008, Negretti Mirau 2008
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Negretti, Mirau
A less intense version of the Mauro Molino wine (top), with all the classic Barolo hallmarks and an intriguing anise and leather finish. 16.5pts/20 (88/100pts)
Price: £39.95 Profumo di Vino
Drink: 2014–2025
Alc: 14.5%

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