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, Veglio Alessandro Barolo
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Veglio Alessandro
Intense berry/cherry flavours, with very soft tannins and good acidity. A lovely wine though not as big as many of this vintage. 18.5pts/20 (95/100pts)
Price: N/A UK risveglioinlanga.it/uk/vini.htm
Drink: 2014–2025
Alc: 14.5%