Another piece of Piemonte


About half of the 71 wines reviewed in this article were tasted at the Nebbiolo Day hosted by our own Walter Speller in London last November (including the pictured Uvaggio 2014, one of my favourite finds), with the rest enjoyed at a much more recent tasting put on by UK importer and Italian specialist Liberty Wines. Accordingly, it makes for a great selection of reds from both well-known names and less famous ones. 

Despite the mixture of appellations, grape varieties and producers, most of the wines display their Piemontese origin transparently via high acidity, sandy tannins and a very savoury...