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, Bricco Ambrogio
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Roddi Negretti, Bricco Ambrogio

Roddi Negretti, Bricco Ambrogio
A little vanilla spice over correct Barolo aromas; slightly closed now but with abundant firm tannins and good acidity; long leather-and-nut finish. 16.5pts/20 (88/100pts)
Price: £35 Profumo di Vino
Drink: 2015–2030
Alc: 15%