Brunello 2012 – a five-star dilemma


We thought that those Purple Pagers wondering whether to take advantage of our earlybird ticket offer for Brunello Night in London on 5 March deserved Walter's impressions from his earlybird look at the latest vintage as soon as we could possibly supply them. (Poor Tam has gone straight from book review overload, to burgundy overload to Brunello overload. She is currently taking a far-too-short breather.) 

Tasting the latest, 2012 vintage of Brunello di Montalcino earlier this month presented me with a real dilemma. The Consorzio of Brunello producers had blessed the wines with five out of five stars and the...