Latest articles
A dozen top Barolos, mainly 2001s
12 Jun 2006 by JR
Julia Harding MW reports on a Masterclass on Barolo held as part of Decanter’s recent Italian wine event in London.   The 12 wines were chosen and presented by Michael Garner, co-author of Barolo: Tar and Roses , published in the early 1990s, with the aim of showing the characteristic styles of different vineyards around the five communes of Barolo heartland: La Morra, Barolo, Castiglione Falletto, Montforte d’Alba and Serralunga d’Alba. The majority of the wines were from the excellent 2001 vintage, with three slightly older wines for comparison at the end. Michael’s suggestion was that...

Sorry, this page is available only to current Purple Pages members. If you're not a member, why not join today and meet a lively community of fellow wine enthusiasts?

If you are already a Purple Pager, please log in.

Sign up for Purple Pages
  • 10649 articles (two new most days) and 99325 tasting notes
  • Exclusive online access to The Oxford Companion to Wine
  • Exclusive online access to all the World Atlas of Wine maps
  • Lively and intelligent Members' forum
  • Completely independent news, comment and inside tips
Join now
£6.99 a month or £69 a year
(Available in GBP, USD, EUR or AUD)
Contact us | Team Jancis | Site FAQs | Join now | Terms and Conditions | Privacy policy | Site map | RSS
© Copyright 2000-2014 Jancis Robinson