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, Ceretto Prapò Serralunga d'Alba
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Ceretto, Prapò, Serralunga d’Alba
Decanter average score:
17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores:
Paolo Basso 18.5 Ian D’Agata 17 Michael Garner 16.5

Intense aromas of violet, red cherries, black chocolate and cinnamon. Rich, savoury, intense taste and great personality, with round, ripe tannins and a long and tasty finish.
Price £52 Fine & Rare, Vinexus
Drink 2013–2028
Alc 14.5%

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