However, simpler wines can also be found in 2016. They have developed faster than others, are less substantial and complex, a little brittle or without the depth for higher consecrations. But we encountered almost no really weak Barolos. On the other hand, we were able to discover many excellent examples from houses that we had either never heard of before or had not considered in terms of top quality. It has hardly ever been more worthwhile to search for gems off the beaten track!