2013 Barolo & Barbaresco so far + 2 Tips on Assessing Vintage & A Great Video Explaining Barolo & Barbaresco
I’ve been asked, almost daily for months now about the 2013 Vintage in Barolo and Barbaresco. So, how do you cut through the hype to work out the reality?
Passopisciaro 2013 Contrade (Single Vineyard Wines), Nerello Mascelese from Etna on the Tasting Bench
The release of the Contrade (Single Vineyard Wines) from the Passopisciaro Estate in Etna, Sicily is always a highlight each year. These stunning wines made from Nerello Mascelese are intriguing pleasure festas in the glass! Below are thoughts on the 2013’s and an article published last year on Passopisciaro and the 2012 Contrade.
Taking a look at the Lauded 2004 Barolo Vintage … A Wicked Retrospective
Barolo has undergone a revolution of the last few decades. One that we’ve seen occur across many of the great wine regions of the world. Think Burgundy, Tuscany and even Australia. It’s a cycle where tradition gets overtaken by technology and often ends up with those craftsmen who tend vines and make wine finding a […]
13 Vintages of Gaja Barbaresco over 5 decades of Gaja
An intriguing tasting. More twists than a series of House of Cards!
It is a rare experience to taste the same wine from a single producer across 5 decades, let alone the wines of the much sort after Gaja.