When most wine lovers think of Piedmont, Barolo and Barbaresco are what come to mind. But enter Timorasso, a thick-skinned, aromatic white grape that was nearly forgotten and is now making a comeback. Senior editor Bruce Sanderson tasted nearly two-dozen versions of the Italian white wine. About half were outstanding (90 to 94 points), with several others scoring just steps behind. Find out why he thinks Timorasso is a leading contender for the best white grape variety of Piedmont.
From the Nov 30, 2020, issue