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, Claudio Alario Sorano Serralunga d'Alba
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Claudio Alario, Sorano, Serralunga d’Alba
Decanter average score:
17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores:
Paolo Basso 17 Ian D’Agata 17.25 Michael Garner 17.5

Notes of caramel, overripe raspberries and milk chocolate. Sweet, long, balanced and bright on the finish; like a liquid, mint-accented cherry pie.
Price N/A UK
Drink 2014–2025
Alc 14.5%

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