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Mature Barolo from the cellar for Christmas

Barolo is a great match for hearty cuisine served up in the dark winter months. Decanter's experts pick out some mature examples for drinking this Christmas.

Piedmont, in the northwest corner of Italy, is as renowned for its food as its wines. The town of Bra is home to the Slow Food movement, while arguably the most famous truffle market in the world can be found in historic Alba. Both espresso and vermouth lay claim to having been invented in the region’s capital, Torino.

But here, the wine should really take centre stage, and fittingly the region’s most famous export – Barolo – is known as the ‘king of wines’.

Mature Barolo for Christmas:

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