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BAROLO 2015: VINTAGE REPORT AND 89 WINES RATED

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BAROLO 2015: VINTAGE REPORT AND 89 WINES RATED

A potentially great vintage…

Stephen Brook

DECANTER.COM – MARZO 2019

The commune of Serralunga d’Alba has produced wines of ‘heft, structure and staying power’. Credit: Matteo Colombo / Getty Images

Stephen Brook reports on the 2015 Barolos – the latest vintage to be released. Are they worth buying?

Barolo 2015

A very hot summer with cooler weather at harvest time led to the risk of overripeness and lack of acidity – but the best wines combine sumptuous fruit with a robust structure for drinking over the next decade plus.4.5/5
After the nail-biting climatic conditions in 2014, growers were relieved that 2015 proved less trying.