Nebbiolo Prima 2013 - the background
27 Jun 2013 by Walter Speller
See also Walter's introduction to and tasting notes on more than 200 Barolo 2009s. Still to come, reviews of Barolo Riserva 2007s, Barbaresco 2010s, Barbaresco Riserva 2008s plus Roero 2010s and Roero Riserva 2009s. Hard as nails. That's the impression I took away from the five-day exercise that is Nebbiolo Prima, the annual en primeur tasting showcasing the latest vintages of Barolo, Barbaresco and Roero. Every year the tasting of more than 300 very young, tannic, concentrated wines based on the Nebbiolo grape is a challenge. Only tasting young port can be more so. But this time it was made even harder because of the...

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