Barolo 2020 – sneak preview

Morning fog in Montforte d'Alba

What does the vintage produced in COVID times look like? Walter gives us a foretaste of wines that will be released on 1 January 2024. See also his tasting notes on the Barolo 2020s he tasted with producers last month. See also Vinexus anteprima 2023 for those he tasted in London in October. Walter's photo shows Monforte d'Alba in the morning fog.

Barolo 2020 was a vintage produced under the testing circumstances of COVID-19, talked up by some producers in Italy as that unique period in which they could devote all their time to the vineyard, supposedly explaining higher-quality wines...