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We taste Barolo 2019 from Sandrone and Altare, Gattinara from Nervi and a Pinot Noir from Friedrich Becker.

The Sandrone 2019 Barolo Le Vigne is already fun to drink now, but it is a storage wine with a lot of potential that still needs a few years to reach its peak and will last for many decades. The wine has blossoms, honey, violets, a full body, structure, lots of tannin and a high density. 18.8/20 points.

The Sandrone 2019 Barolo Aleste is more approachable and more fun now than the Le Vigne, but also with less potential. The wine is a fruit bomb and has violets, tar, sweet red fruits, cassis, a full body, polished tannin, a long finish, density and power. 19/20 points.

The Altare 2019 Barolo Arborina has noticeable barrique notes, red and black fruits, a full body, taut tannin, a medium-long finish and needs time to develop. 18/20 points.

The Nervi 2019 Gattinara Valferana is drinking now and has red and black fruits, a full body, polished tannin, medium to long finish and perfect balance. 18.3/20 points.

The Nervi 2019 Gattinara Molsino is a masculine long runner with potential that still needs time. The wine is closed at the moment, but you can feel the potential with full body, lots of polished tannin, power and perfect balance. Now 18/20 points, but with potential for a much higher rating.

The Friedrich Becker 2019 Pinot Noir Sankt Paul has strawberry, cherry, some tar, red fruit, medium to full body, tannin, a long finish, but lacks some complexity for a higher score. 18/20 points.