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Tasty Note: Cascina Roccalini Barbaresco 2010

The Wine: Cascina Roccalini – Barbaresco Vintage (=year): 2010 Producer: Roccalini Classified: DOCG (Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita) I Paid: ~$46 Grape: 100% Nebbiolo Region/Location: Cuneo, Piedmont, Italy A.B.V (Alcohol by Volume): 14.5% Aged: 20 months in large format … Continue reading

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Tasty Note: Sot lis Rivis, Pinot Grigio 2011

Allow me to introduce both my cat, photobomber extraordinaire “Mini Panther”, and this very interesting Pinot Grigio by Ronco del Gelso. Pinot Grigio, identical to the French Pinot Gris (genetically the same though wine styles differ), are by now pretty … Continue reading

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Tasty Note: “Dionisio” Greco di Tufo 2010

Greco, a respected and ancient white grape variety native to the Campania region, has a number of “clones“.  “Greco di Tufo” is one of these clones, and our main star in this particular bottle. This bottle’s important (but potentially boring … Continue reading

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