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, Rivetto Del Comune di Serralunga d'alba
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Rivetto, Del Commune di Serralunga d’Alba
Aromas of tar and dried roses; palate fresh-feeling but closed. The very long, juicy finish promises very well. 16.5pts/20 (88/100pts)
Price: N/A UK
Drink: 2015-2025
Alc: 14.5%