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2008 Barolo Cascina Francia

Conterno; Giacomo

95Average Score
flagNorthern Italy / Italy
Red

The 2008 Barolo Cascina Francia possesses gorgeous inner perfume, layers of sublime fruit and fabulous overall balance. Plums, dark cherries and licorice are followed by darker notes of graphite and tar as the wine opens up in the glass. Today, the 2008 is much less expressive than it has been the many times I have tasted it from barrel. It will be interesting to see how the 2008 develops and whether it puts on weight or remains more of a mid-weight, gracious Barolo. Either way, it is fabulous. Anticipated maturity: 2018-2048. Oct 2012, www.robertparker.com

Antonio Galloni, Vinous    Score: 95/100

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