The Barolo 2018 vintage has produced some delicious, open-knit and approachable wines due to moderate acidity and ripe tannins, as well as good complexity displayed in the top examples. But mostly, it’s just very tasty!
Is it a great vintage? Probably not, but only because the ageing potential is supposedly shorter.
Aldo’s top Barolo 2018 recommendations
Wines tasted in February 2022 in Alba at the annual Nebbiolo Prima event, the vintage preview organised by Consorzio Albeisa