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, Poderi Luigi Einaudi Costa Grimaldi Barolo
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Poderi Luigi Einaudi, Costa Grimaldi, Barolo
Decanter average score:
17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores:
Paolo Basso  17.5 Ian D’Agata 17.5 Michael Garner 17.5

Blueberries, black pepper and cloves. Rich, savoury and imposing body with ripe and well-integrated tannins. Full, balanced and intense with elements of bark and spice. Good length.
Price £35.20 (2007)–£50.95 Lea & Sandeman, Try Wines
Drink 2015–2026
Alc 14.5%

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