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, Vietti Castiglione Castiglione Falletto
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Vietti, Castiglione, Castiglione Falletto
Decanter average score:
17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores:
Paolo Basso 17 Ian D’Agata 17.75 Michael Garner 17.5

Full, ripe and intense nose of some power. Big, round and juicy with spicy-toned plum and cherry flavours. Lovely balance and lovely fruit, with promise of more to come.
Price £40.49 Bibendum
Drink 2015–2026
Alc 14.2%

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