A potentially great vintage…
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?
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.