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Barolo's Crowning Glory

The 2010 vintage caps a string of successful harvests for Piedmont’s King of Wines
Bruce Sanderson
Issue: April 30, 2014

In 2010, Barolo witnessed something special. Northwestern Italy's leading wine region has enjoyed a string of fine vintages dating from the 1996 harvest, but 2010 just may be the finest yet. It combines the best qualities of these recent vintages—purity, elegance, balance and complexity, plus the ability to age. Wine Spectator's Bruce Sanderson explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 17, 2014.

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