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, Deltetto Sistaglia Monforte d'Alba
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Deltetto, Sistaglia, Monforte d’Alba
Decanter average score:
17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores:
Paolo Basso  16 Ian D’Agata 18 Michael Garner 17.5

Intense aromas of blackcurrant, strawberries and sweet spices. Rich, intense and powerful body, with mounting tannins. Elements of real excitement here, but will take time to knit together.
Price £30 Liberty Wines
Drink 2014–2028
Alc 14.5%

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