November 2011


Barolo 2007, Tom Maresca

[...]The Barolo zone forms a rugged, tall rectangle, lying southwest of Alba. The communes that it comprises (see map, p38) are: Verduno, in the north; the tiny sliver of Roddi to the east of that; then continuing round clockwise, Grinzane Cavour, Diano d’Alba, and the long slopes of Serralunga d’Alba; in the south lies Monforte d’Alba, the second largest of the communes; then Novello to the west, with the commune of Barolo above it.[...]