A rustic style of Barolo from the six-acre Prapò vineyard. Farmyard aromas show through on the palate with soft fruit and flavors of bacon and acidity. It is certainly a distinctive style with a good sense of elegance and presence, but the flavors make it somewhat unusual.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.