2011 – another fine vintage for Barolo?

tasting 2011 Barolo with Sergio Germano

Walter's tasting notes from the 30-odd cask samples he has just tasted in the cellars of some flagship producers will be published next week. A giant assortment of tasting notes on Italian wines will be published tomorrow.

After the phenomenally successful 2010 vintage in Barolo, which led to a complete sell-out judging from the empty cellars in the region, although there is still a little 2009 hanging around, all eyes are on the 2011. After 2003, 2007 and 2009 it is the fourth of what will be a total of five very hot vintages in a period of only 10...