Home Learn Vintage Guides Piedmont Vintage Guide 1972 vintage guide for Italy Piedmont Decanter Staff January 1, 1972 Piedmont Vintage 1972 drink nowA uniformly dreadful vintage 1/5 Weather Conditions 1972 was such a poor year for Nebiollo that it was voluntarily declassified by all Barolo and Barberesco producers. Best Appellations Best Producers For Premium Readers The new line-up from Haut-Bailly. Credit: Haut-Bailly Producer profile: Château Haut-Bailly California and Prohibition: Collateral damage The grand cru of Oger in the Cote des Blancs produces some of the regions's top wines. Credit: Hemis / Alamy Stock Photo Introducing Coteaux Champenois: Champagne’s still wines Sorting the Chenin Blanc at Radford Dale in Stellenbosch. Credit: www.radforddale.com The Chenin Blanc renaissance? Latest Wine News Credit: Copyright Corbeyran Liber Pater to release world’s most expensive wine 'I told you we should have brought an extra case...' Credit: MasPix / Alamy Could red wine help power a mission to Mars?