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, Mauro Molino Vigna Gancia 2008
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Mauro Molino, Vigna Gancia
Classic Barolo nose of dried roses and black fruits. Slightly closed on the palate, with excellent acidity and soft tannins and a long, liquorice-leather finish. Will develop slowly and long. 17.pts/20 (90/100pts)
Price: POA Champagnes & Châteaux
Drink: 2015–2030
Alc: 15%