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, Dacapo Serralunga d'Alba
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Dacapo, Serralunga d’Alba
Decanter average score:
17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores:
Paolo Basso 17 Ian D’Agata 17 Michael Garner 18

Ripe notes of crème brûlée, strawberry and plum with a hint of mint. Ripe and plush with mineral, cherry pit and underbrush flavours. Leave this in the cellar for another eight or 10 years.
Price £28.70 (2008) Vinothentic
Drink 2013–2035
Alc N/A

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