Nebbiolo Prima 2014 – Walter gets stroppy


The 2010 Barolo vintage, which was received with much excitement earlier this year, especially in the United States, was, as is traditional, launched to the media this May in Alba, the epicentre of Piemonte's Nebbiolo. While a generous preview of more than 100 wines in London earlier this year had already confirmed the excellence of 2010, Nebbiolo Prima was to offer a yet more complete overview with some 400 wines to taste. I couldn't wait to go.

But Nebbiolo Prima is a veritable act of madness, at least that is how I have begun to see the exercise of trying...