This elegant Lazarito Barolo has attractive aromas of ripe, tarry fruit and truffles. The palate has dry tannins, which overlay dark plums and figs. The fine, pure acidity gives it a sense of balance.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.