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The Great, the Good and the Ugly in Piedmont

Snap up the 2000 Nebbiolos, choose carefully in 2001 and forget about 2002
James Suckling
Issue: January 31, 2005

Top Barolo producer Roberto Conterno of the winery Giacomo Conterno has a simple axiom for understanding great wine from his region: "Great wine is always great, and you know it right away." It was like that for me with the 2000 vintage in Piedmont.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands January 31, 2005.

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