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The long, cool 2008 vintage in Italy's Piedmont region harks back to an earlier era, delivering classic-style wines. But after a trend toward warmer growing seasons over the past two decades, 2008 saw a return to the cooler conditions and longer harvests more typical of the 1970s and '80s. This was an advantage for Barolo. Wine Spectator's Bruce Sanderson explains.
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