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, Cascina Bongiovanni Pernanno Castiglione Falletto
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Cascina Bongiovanni, Pernanno, Castiglione Falletto
Decanter average score:
17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores
: Paolo Basso 17.5 Ian D’Agata 17.5 Michael Garner 17.5

Brooding nose of dark plum, hot rocks, tobacco and underbrush. Big, luscious and juicy with impressive depth of ripe fruit flavours. Balanced and long with fine tannins.
Price £31.50 Colasanti
Drink 2015–2026
Alc 15%

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