Top Barolos and Barbarescos: Ian D'Agata's best buys

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Discussions of wine style in Piedmont traditionally focused on 'traditional' or 'modern' approaches. Now attention has shifted to single-vineyard expressions, and wines which speak clearly of their origin. See Ian D'Agata's top Barolos and Barbarescos here...
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Produttori di Barbaresco, Rabajà, Barbaresco 2007

Produttori di Barbaresco, Rabajà, Barbaresco 2007
Along with Asili and Santo Stefano, Rabajà is Barbaresco’s best vineyard. Bigger, fleshier but less mineral wines than the more aristocratic Asili. Has energy, spice and lift. 17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Price £32–£36.75 Astrum Wine Cellars, Caviste, Fine & Rare, Four Walls Wine Co
Drink 2015–2030
Alc 14%