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Picture-perfect Rizzi
21 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. There is a tradition of art labels in the Langhe which is decidedly different from the many ‘art series’ labels one regularly encounters on wine bottles. The latter normally consists of annually changing artworks especially designed for that particular vintage by an ever-changing range of artists. But in the Langhe it is not unusual for front labels to become political pamphlets, like the ones of the late Bartolo Mascarello (his unforgettable ‘No Barrique, No Berlusconi’...

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