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Magazine Archives: Jan. 31 - Feb. 28, 2009

Piedmont's 1998 Reds Exceed Expectations

Barolos and Barbarescos offer top quality at reasonable prices
James Suckling
Issue: February 28, 2009

It's not easy to follow greatness. When I first tasted the 1998 Barolos and Barbarescos, I knew many were outstanding, but I may have slightly underestimated the vintage because I had the great 1997s in the back of my mind.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands January 26, 2009.

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