Barolo 2009: panel tasting results
Manzone Giovanni, Castelletto, Monforte d’Alba
Decanter average score: 17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Paolo Basso 18 Ian D’Agata 17.5 Michael Garner 17
Ripe blackcurrant, strawberry jam, anise. Intense and harmonious palate with concentrated fruit flavours, though little development as yet. Rich, powerful and muscular – needs time to improve.
Price £31 Lay & Wheeler