Wojciech Bońkowski
Wine & tea writing

Nebbiolo Prima

My independent coverage of the 2016 Nebbiolo Prima event, celebrating the release of 2011 Barolos, 2012 Barbaresco and Roero wines.

First impressions about Barolo 2012

Barolo 2006: is this really a great vintage?

Giacomo Fenocchio Barolo Riserva Bussia 2010–1986: a selection from a top cru

Produttori del Barbaresco Riservas 2011: top-class new releases from this overperformer

See also my comprehensive coverage of Nebbiolo Prima 2015:

First impressions about Barolo 2011

Barolo & Barbaresco 2005: a restrospective of this tough vintage

Vietti Barolo Riserva Villero 2007–1996: a phenomenal vertical

Elvio Cogno Barolo Ravera 2011–2006: a consistently great bottling

See also my comprehensive coverage of Nebbiolo Prima 2013:

First impressions, including some tasty 1988 and 1971

Barolo 2003: my analysis of this super-hot year, 10 years on

Roero: the third twin: all you need to know about this improving wine district

See also my comprehensive coverage of Nebbiolo Prima 2012:

Day 1: first impressions, helicopter tour images

Day 2: Barbaresco 2009: much sun, no fun

Cascina Morassino: serious Barbaresco

Punset & Ciabot Berton: a double vertical 1998–2008

Day 3: Barolo 2008: tannins, tannins, tannins

Oddero: Barolo Brunate vertical 2004–2009

Serradenari: Barolo goes sexy

Day 4 & 5: Barolo 2008: coffee or tea?

Ettore Germano: the inquiring mind

Fontanafredda: a double vertical 1996–2004

Day 5: Barolo Riserva 2006: the kingdom of wood

See also my comprehensive coverage of Nebbiolo Prima 2011:

Ghiomo: overachiever

Arneis vertical 2010-2001: unknown, amazing

Blind tasting, day 1: improving Roero

2001 Barolo restrospective: a great vintage

Blind tasting, day 2: 2008 Barbaresco

Massolino diagonal 2007-2004: the power of terroir

Giuseppe Cortese vertical 2008-1997: majestic Barbaresco

Blind tasting, day 3: 2007 Barolo from Barolo, Verduno and Castiglione

Le Strette Nascetta and Barolo vertical: dreams come true

Blind tasting, day 4: 2007 Barolo from La Morra and Monforte

Verduno: home to freshness

Poderi Colla: history speaks

Blind tasting, day 5: 2007 Barolo from Serralunga

Blind tasting, day 5: 2005 Barolo Riserva

Giacomo Conterno: timeless

Bartolo Mascarello: tradition continues

G. D. Vajra: my favourite Barolos

Cappellano: amazing depth

Lorenzo Accomasso: the last of the Mohicans

Nebbiolo Prima 2010: parts 123.