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, Monchiero Rocche di Castiglione Falletto Castiglione Falletto
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Monchiero, Rocche di Castiglione Falletto, Castiglione Falletto
Decanter average score:
17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores:
Paolo Basso 17.5 Ian D’Agata 17.5 Michael Garner 17

Balsamic, sweet spices, black pepper and red cherries. Full and fleshy with good, rich fruit flavours. Clean, fresh, very pure with a long floral lift and mineral energy. Lovely.
Price N/A UK
Drink 2014–2022
Alc 14.5%