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, Pio Cesare 2008
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Pio Cesare

Pio Cesare

Some coffee over scents of dried roses and tar. Lovely dark fruits, nice acidity, already softening tannins. Nut-and-leather finish.  18 (93) (18.pts/20 (93/100pts)
Price: £48 Jeroboams, Maisons Marques & Domaines
Drink: 2014–2025
Alc: 14.5%

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