Barbaresco - 2009 and 2007 Riservas
6 Jun 2012 by Walter Speller
See the Nebbiolo guide for more articles and tasting notes from the 2012 Nebbiolo Prima, as well as more in-depth tastings at some interesting estates. Although Italy’s 2009 vintage has been in the public eye for some time now, I must admit that I struggle to understand it fully. The image I get is a very incoherent one, which is why it is hard to make bold, generalising statements, at least for the time being. Therefore I didn’t really know what to expect from the 2009 Barbaresco vintage and was hoping to get a fuller picture at this year’s Nebbiolo Prima. Although I came out of the tasting with the impression that...

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