Gattinara – bargain Nebbiolo


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During the final stages of the project to map the vineyards of Gattinara (my picture shows mapmaker Alessandro Masnaghetti hard at work), a Nebbiolo jewel in the north of Piemonte, I had the chance to taste the latest releases of almost all producers. More than a year ago, in February 2015, when I first went to Gattinara to introduce the project to producers, I had already been able to taste most of their wines. But last April I was struck again by the sheer quality of the wines – no...