Barolo 2008

1 4.5 5
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...
http://decanter.media.ipcdigital.co.uk/11150/00000408d/f637/marcarini-brunate-2008.jpg
barolo 2008, Marcarini Brunate 2008
25 of 35

Marcarini, Brunate
Dried roses and some oak on the nose, slightly muffled Nebbiolo black cherry and mineral on the palate, long liquorice finish. 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Price: £31.99 Richards Walford
Drink: 2014–2025
Alc: 14.7%