Barolo 2015 – stylistic diversity


Walter revisits Barolo 2015 in May 2019, five months after his initial impressions. 

The 2015 Barolo vintage that I tasted in May in Alba proved much less consistent than I had originally thought. Not in a bad way, I hasten to say, but the wines overall were less concentrated compared with my first accounts of the 2015s in December 2018 when I was in the Langhe previewing the 2014s. At Le Strette, an upcoming estate on the outer limits of Novello, Savio Daniele – who runs the estate with his brother Mario – told me he had never seen such...