Tasteratr: Barolo and Barbaresco
These two neighbouring appellations or villages produce wine from the Nebbiolo grape variety, which has characteristic tar, rose and black cherry flavours. The name doesn’t guarantee quality wines range from the sublime to the substandard.
Here are the wines we rate:
*Araldica Barolo Flori 2008 (£9.50 Costco)
**Fontanafredda Galarej Barolo 2007 (£18.99 Majestic Wine)
***Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco 2005 (£29.99 Planet of the Grapes)
****Roagna Barbaresco Pajé 2007 (£31.99 Berry Bros)
****Paolo Scavino Barolo 2005 (£35.95 Uncorked)