Brunello – a possible future?


See also Walter's wine-by-wine review of the just-released 2009 vintage of Brunello di Montalcino and the 2008 Riservas, including a total of nearly 200 tasting notes.

Regular readers of my explorations into Italy's rich vinous landscape may know that the one thing I crave more than anything else is a map, and never more so than in Montalcino, where I spent most of the second week of January. A GPS can help out only marginally in a region where previously most estates had some signpost directing visitors onto unpaved dirt roads leading to their hidden vineyards until, as I reported...