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, Ca' Rome' Rapet Serralunga d'Alba
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Ca’ Rome’, Rapet, Serralunga d’Alba
Decanter average score:
17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores:
Paolo Basso 16.5 Ian D’Agata 17.5 Michael Garner 18.5

Round and spicy with notes of blueberry and cinnamon and a savoury edge. Full, upfront flavours of plum and liquorice. Another tannic behemoth from Serralunga, with enough fruit to buffer the tannic clout.
Price N/A UK
Drink 2015–2026
Alc 15%

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