Barolo 2017 – the tasting notes

Marta Rinaldi of Barolo on Zoom talking to Walter Speller about the 2017 vintage

Walter was not going to let a little thing like a pandemic prevent him from providing these useful tasting notes on the Barolo vintage to be launched next month. See also his overview of the vintage. Marta Rinaldi as seen via Zoom above.

This annual Barolo preview report is the result of a virtual tour, with meetings on Zoom and Skype, rather than the real thing, which would have been a full week in the Langhe. While I was making travel arrangements at the end of November, the whole of Piemonte was suddenly declared zona rossa, red zone...