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  • Jancis Robinson
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  • Jancis Robinson
1 Jan 2002

The 1997 vintage was exceptional in Piemonte: famously ripe to overripe. It is clear from tasting all these wines that different producers have extremely different ideas about how such grapes should be vinified. Philosophies are all over the place but modernists are definitely in the ascendant. In fact all but the Conternos could be said to be…