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, Borgogno Fratelli, Cannubi
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Borgogno Fratelli, Cannubi
A little oak, a lot ofNebbiolo; good acidity, soft tannins; liquorice-andtobacco finish. 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Price: POA Friarwood
Drink: 2015–2030
Alc: 14.5%