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, Massolino Parafada Serralunga d'Alba
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Massolino, Parafada, 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

Black chocolate, cloves, pomegranate. Big, powerful and spicy, loads of fruit with notes of liquorice and anise. Well-balanced palate with good freshness and structure.
Price  £68.99 Liberty Wines
Drink 2014–2025
Alc 14%

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