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, Bovio Gattera La Morra
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Bovio, Gattera, La Morra
Decanter average score:
17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores:
Paolo Basso 18 Ian D’Agata 16.75 Michael Garner 17

Open and seductive nose of flowers and spices. Intense, round and deep structure. Rich, ripe and forward with a good texture. Strong new oak (and gentle spice) to finish, but balanced.
Price poa Decorum Vintners
Drink 2013–2025
Alc 14.5%

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