Barolo 2009: panel tasting results

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It was a warm year, but Barolo producers came up trumps in 2009, crafting wines that bowled our judges over with their drinkability, refinement and sheer deliciousness. See the top rated Barolo 2009s here...
Barolo 2009, Ciabot Berton Rocchettevino La Morra
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Ciabot Berton, Rocchettevino, La Morra
Decanter average score:
17.75pts/20 (92/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Paolo Basso 16.5 Ian D’Agata 18.5 Michael Garner 18

Beautifully perfumed and refined with an open and expressive nose, showing aromas of ripe cherry, ginger and toasted coffee. Big and powerful but finishes long and pure with hints of tar. Lovely, textbook Barolo.
Price £26 Vinexus
Drink 2014–2024
Alc 14.5%

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