Decanter: Serralunga Mellows with Age

Decanter: Serralunga Mellows with Age

Held in high esteem, Serralunga Barolos have at the same time earned a reputation as fierce tannic beasts. Yet today’s wines are more approachable than ever, finds Stephen Brook.

Included in Brook’s selection of Barolos from Serralunga is the single vineyard Pio Cesare Barolo ‘Ornato’ 2008, which he awards 93 points and describes as,

“Spicy, stylish, red fruits nose. Svelte and concentrated, not too tannic, lively and well balanced, with integrated oak and fine length”.

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