Piedmont's High Tide of Quality
An unprecedented range of excellent vintages and wines is now available
A flood of great Nebbiolos from Piedmont runs deep and wide these days. Recently, I found myself faced with an unusual quandary in a restaurant whose wine list featured a good selection of Barolos and Barbarescos: Which wine should I choose from a list full of fabulous labels and a wonderful range of vintages? At the time, I was dining in Italy with some of the biggest names in Barbaresco, including Angelo Gaja, Bruno Rocca and Luca Currado.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands January 11, 2007.