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Vino Nobile - 2010 and 2009 Riserva
10 Apr 2013 by Walter Speller
If you can’t say anything nice… That is a little how I felt after having tasted the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano wines at this year’s en primeur presentation of them. That feeling was based mainly, but not only, on the Riserva wines of the 2009 vintage, which were as testing to taste as their Chianti Classico counterparts . Although I believe that Vino Nobile di Montepulciano in general needs more bottle age than Chianti Classico to show its full complexity, I still feel that many producers are simply relying on this fact rather than selecting inherently better wines for their Riservas. Now, do not get me wrong: I am not...

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