I will be sharing some of these lesser known varietals in upcoming blogs, but wanted to focus today on my most recent explorations and blogs of the Piedmont region, in particular the wines from Barolo. The wines there have been increasing in price, in particular Barolo, due to the high quality vintages that have come out in recent years. Some of the more recent vintages that have topped the charts are the 1997, 2001, 2004, 2005 and 2007. Antonio Galloni has written a great article highlighting the 2010 vintage in depth that you can view here. The 2010 vintage not only shined in Piedmont, but also in Tuscany. There is talk about this vintage being one of the greatest in Italy.
Make sure you seek out the 2010 vintage upon release and grab them while you can or attend a tasting that is showcasing them so you can experience it for yourself. I look forward to hearing from you once you taste them!