2006 Marchesi di Barolo. Riserva, Babaresco

Producer: Marchesi di Barolo
Vintage: 2006
Grape variety: Nebbiolo
Origin: Italy, North West, Piedmont
Appellation: Barbaresco
Date tasted: 9 June 2012
Price when tasted: £24.50

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Tasting notes


Ethereal and sweet aromas of boiled plum, flowers, tar, smoke, cherry, undergrowth and mushrooms. Needs food as it has hefty, ripe tannins and a good weight of fruit. Assertive and youthful with integrated oak. Old fashioned but imposing. Drink from 2014. Alc: 13.5%. (17.17 points)

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