Italian new releases 2023 – the north

Castel Juval vineyards

Walter treats us to a treasure chest of exciting, diverse and unforgettable wines from the north of Italy, from Piemonte to Romagna. Look out for his review of new releases from the centre and south of the country tomorrow and the day after. Pictured above are the Castel Juval vineyards teetering precariously above the Adige river.

So far this year Piemonte has commanded, once again, all the attention because of the excellent and potentially outstanding 2019 Barolos. I will taste a good number of these wines later in May, having already reported on this vintage in my annual sneak...