Barbaresco 2013 – too classic?


This is the first of three tasting reports from this year's Nebbiolo Prima. As far as we know, Walter's are the first, and most comprehensive set of, tasting notes to emerge from the ordeal. See this guide to our recent coverage of Barolo and Barbaresco. 

I had been looking forward to tasting the 2013 Barbarescos at this year’s Nebbiolo Prima (pictured here). There isn’t a single wine region in Italy which has not been touting the excellence of this vintage and, more often than not, comparing it with the already-legendary 2010. I am very much aware that in a country...