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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Pio Cesare, Il Bricco, Barbaresco 2006

Pio Cesare, Il Bricco, Barbaresco 2006
Cool-climate Barbaresco, from the crooked crags at 500m. Pure red berries and mineral brightness on a never-ending finish. 18pts/20 (93/100pts)
Price £43–£56 Exel, Fine & Rare, Jeroboams
Drink 2015–2035
Alc 14%