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2004 Barolo: The Cream Rises to The Top

Italy: Piedmont, featured, Verticals & Retrospectives, Piedmont Report

Antonio Galloni, May 2015

Two thousand four confirms its status as one of the all-time great vintages for Barolo. The long, moderate growing season and late harvest produced a set of beautifully perfumed, layered Barolos that are built on class and finesse.

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Piedmont Report Issue 7

Italy: Piedmont, Piedmont Report

Antonio Galloni, May 2006

Barolo 1999: The Forgotten Vintage; Barolo 2002: New Releases; Elio Altare Revisited: 1970 – 1991; Bruno Giacosa: Barbaresco Riserva Santo Stefano 1982 – 1990; Bruno Giacosa: The 1978 Barolos; Giacomo Conterno: Barolo Riserva Monfortino 1978 – 1985; Francesco Rinaldi: Barolo 1958 – 1993; Luciano Sandrone: Barolo Cannubi Boschis 1982 – 1989

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Piedmont Report Issue 6

Italy: Piedmont, Piedmont Report

Antonio Galloni, Jan 2006

Barolo: A Preview of Vintages 2003 and 2004; New Releases from Barolo and Barbaresco; Vintage Retrospective: The 1978 Barolos and Barbarescos; A Magical Evening of Great Barolos at Cru; The Rising Stars of Roero; The Wines of Northern Piedmont; Barbera d’Asti: A Primer; Hastae: Barbera d’Asti Quorum 1997-2003

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Piedmont Report Issue 5

Italy: Piedmont, Piedmont Report

Antonio Galloni, Oct 2005

New Releases from Barbaresco: The 2002s and Late-Release 2001s; Vintage Retrospective: The 1985 Barolos and Barbarescos; Bruno Giacosa Revisited: 1986-1988; Focus on Cannubi
E. Pira (Chiara Boschis): Barolo Cannubi 1996-2001; Luciano Sandrone: Barolo Cannubi Boschis 1985-2001 Paolo Scavino: Barolo Cannubi 1989-2001; Four Decades of Barolo: Wines of the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s; Where to Eat and Sleep in Piedmont

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Piedmont Report Issues 3 & 4

Italy: Piedmont, Piedmont Report

Antonio Galloni, Jul 2005

Barolo 2001, Part 2: A Comprehensive Overview of Current Releases; Giacomo Conterno: Barolo Cascina Francia 1989-2000 and Barolo Riserva Monfortino 1958-1997; Giuseppe Mascarello: Barolo Monprivato 1970-1999 and Barolo Riserva Ca’ d’Morissio 1995-1997

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Piedmont Report Issue 2

Italy: Piedmont, Piedmont Report

Antonio Galloni, Apr 2005

Barolo 2001, Part 1: An Overview of Current and Future Releases; Exploring Brunate: The 2000 Brunate Barolos Elio Altare: Barolo Brunate 1999-2001 Marcarini: Barolo Brunate 1996-2001; Cavallotto: Barolo Riserva Vignolo 1996-1999 and Barolo Riserva Bricco Boschis Vigna San Giuseppe 1989-1999; Produttori del Barbaresco: The 1999 Riservas; Notes from a Birthday Lunch; Bartolo Mascarello 1926-2005

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Piedmont Report Issue 1

Italy: Piedmont, Piedmont Report

Antonio Galloni, Dec 2004

Barbaresco 2001: A Comprehensive Overview of Current Releases; Some Thoughts on Barolo 2000 and a Preview of 2001....
; The 1997 Gajas Revisited: Costa Russi, Sorì Tildìn, Sorì San Lorenzo; Barolos of the 60s, 70s, and 80s: Notes from a Memorable Tasting