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...
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Barolo 2009, Oddero Rocche di Castiglione Castiglione Falletto
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Oddero, Rocche di Castiglione, Castiglione Falletto
Decanter average score:
17.75pts/20 (92/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Paolo Basso 17.5 Ian D’Agata 17.5 Michael Garner 18

Vanilla, sweet spices, liquorice, with hints of porcini and marzipan, plus ripe, red cherry jam. Big, ripe and fleshy with concentrated black fruit flavours overlaid with leather and oak notes. Good balance and persistence.
Price poa Pipai
Drink 2014–2025
Alc 14.5%