Dolcetto

    A Final 2010 Barolo Visit: Burlotto

    …Burlotto – to give the estate its full name, Commendatore G. B. Burlotto – is a long-established Barolo producer that I have been late in coming to appreciate. For the last few years at Nebbiolo Prima (the annual blind tasting in Alba at which about 300 producers show their new releases to invited international wine…

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    What We Have Been Drinking—7/28/2014

    …Over the course of a week, I taste a bunch of wine, usually with friends, and almost always with my wife. As I have been getting a few more samples in, I am dipping into my cellar a bit less, … Continue reading…

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    More Fine 2010 Barolo Visits: Paolo Scavino

    …It was very hard to find a bad wine, even a mediocre one, among the 2010 new releases that I tasted in Alba back in May, so that made my afternoon visits to individual producers (the blind-tasting sessions ran all morning) very pleasurable indeed. One that I particularly enjoyed was to the Paolo Scavino estate…

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    Piemonte Part 1 – first taste of Monferrato

    … appreciated Barbera. Many others are used though, including Gavi’s Cortese, Nebbiolo, Dolcetto, Freisa and Grignolino and I will write more about those another day. Looking towards the Alps from Marenco’s vineyards in Strevi. Marenco There were many highlights on this trip and I will write about some of them soon, but one of my favourite winery visits…

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    Dinner with Piedmont Winemaker Gianpaolo Manzone

    … Gianpaolo Manzone represents the sixth generation of his family involved in the wine business in one aspect or another. His family has two plots of land that add up to 24 acres under vine. In addition to being the winemaker, Gianpaolo is also the vineyard manager for this property which sits is in two different town’s right in the midst…

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