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, Costa di Bussia Tenuta Arnulfo Monforte d'Alba
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Costa di Bussia, Tenuta Arnulfo, Monforte d’Alba
Decanter average score:
17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores:
Paolo Basso 17.5 Ian D’Agata 16.5 Michael Garner 17.5

Walnuts, smoke, mushrooms, leather and aromatic herbs. Full and rich with impressively solid texture. Developed fruit flavours with strong spicy notes and a long-lasting finish.
Price N/A UK costadibussia.com
Drink 2015–2028
Alc 14%

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