Brunello - a possible future?
29 Jan 2014 by Walter Speller
See also Walter's wine-by-wine review of the just-released 2009 vintage of Brunello di Montalcino and the 2008 Riservas, including a total of nearly 200 tasting notes. Regular readers of my explorations into Italy's rich vinous landscape may know that the one thing I crave more than anything else is a map, and never more so than in Montalcino, where I spent most of the second week of January. A GPS can help out only marginally in a region where previously most estates had some signpost directing visitors onto unpaved dirt roads leading to their hidden vineyards until, as I reported last year in Some stunning wines from...

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