Brezza's main blend of Barolo shone in 1997. There is pure, ripe but concentrated fruit and ripe, sweet and sour tannins over new wood flavors and black tarry flavors. This is a serious, condensed wine typical of the powerful nature of the vintage.
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.