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, Francesco Rinaldi & Figli Cannubbio Barolo
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Francesco Rinaldi & Figli, Cannubbio, Barolo
Decanter average score:
17.75pts/20 (92/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Paolo Basso 18.5 Ian D’Agata 17.25 Michael Garner 17.5

Ripe strawberries, sweet spices, cinnamon. Fleshy, ripe and full with notes of aniseed and cherry. Big, ripe and full with a good structure; finishes smoothly.
Price £44.50 Astrum
Drink 2014–2022
Alc 14%

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