Barolo 2009: panel tasting results
Germano Ettore, Cerretta, Serralunga d’Alba
Decanter average score: 17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Paolo Basso 16.5 Ian D’Agata 17 Michael Garner 18
Persistent nose of strawberries, blueberries, sweet spices and slightly smoky. Attractive palate with full, juicy, dark fruit flavours. Lovely structure and well done. Tough at the moment but the high-quality tannins are buffered by lovely fruit.
Price £42.50 Astrum