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...
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Barolo 2008, Elvio Cogno Cascina Nuova
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Elvio Cogno, Cascina Nuova

Soft tannins, excellent black cherry fruit, long finish with tobacco overtones.
(18.5pts/20 (95/100pts)
Price: POA Flint Wines, Passione Vino
Drink: 2014–2025
Alc: 15%

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