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Magazine Archives: Dec. 15, 2009

Barolo Shines in 2005

The march of excellent vintages from Piedmont shows no signs of slowing
James Suckling
Issue: December 15, 2009

The difference between great Piedmont wines and simply very good ones still comes down to the question of which winemakers are most dedicated to achieving the highest quality. It's no secret that vintners such as Voerzio, Angelo Gaja, Aldo Conterno and Bruno Giacosa have this passion. They seem able to make the best quality wines in any given vintage, excelling yet again in this year's tastings. Happily, though, other estates such as Vietti, Luciano Sandrone, Renato Ratti and Corino are showing the same dedication and producing stunning results.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 24, 2009.

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