Barolo 2009: panel tasting results
Luigi Pira, Marenca, Barolo
Decanter average score: 18.25pts/20 (94/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Paolo Basso 18 Ian D’Agata 18.25 Michael Garner 18.5
Balsamic aromas of pine, anise, cinnamon, camphor, plum, violets and roses. Rich, round with an expressive body. Clean and fresh, with peppery tannins at the back, but finishes long and pure.
Price £49 (2008) Fine & Rare