Looking for a good barbera? Here are a few that are available at Vinmonopolet. Note: many of them you have to order. Alessandro Veglio Barbera 209,- Fratelli Revello Barbera 217,- Burlotto Barbera 254,- Cigliuti Barbera 256,- Chiara Boschis Barbera 271,- Elio Altare Barbera 285,- Bruno Giacosa Barbera 289,-
Marchesi Antinori Tignanello 2007 Wine: Tignanello Producer: Marchesi Antinori Region/Appellation: Toscana, Italy Grape varieties: 80% Sangiovese, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5 % Cabernet Franc Vintage: 2007 Eye: intense ruby red Nose: red ruits, spices, hints of vanilla Mouth: dark red fruits, hints of toast, well balanced Price Point: $60 Available at Vinmonopolet: yes, but maybe not 2007 Available at Systembolaget: yes, but maybe not... Continue Reading →
BA 53 - Gourmet Food and Excellent Service It's not news that I love BA53 and I know I should expand my horizons but it's just so good that I have to keep going back. Besides, the menu changes so it's not like I am eating the same things every time. Anyways, just wanted to... Continue Reading →
No need - here are some of my favorites! There are many more wineries in Piemonte than then ones pictured but these are some of my favorites. You can also check out Winery Wednesday to read more about them.
I know I talk about La Morra a lot, and the locals call me Lamorese, but there are many good places in the other towns in Piemonte. One of them is Le Torri in Castiglione Falletto. They changed owners a few years ago, so the restaurant has changed but definitely not for the worse. I... Continue Reading →
Marengo - another favorite I know the list of my favorite wineries is growing (a lot) but there are just so many good winemakers to visit. And Marengo is definitely high on the list. If you visit them you will most likely meet with Jenny, Marco's wife, and you'll maybe get to taste som of... Continue Reading →
Cavallotto for my Birthday It has become a tradition to visit Cavallotto for my birthday and this year was no exception. Below you will see the lineup for this year's tasting.
Gianfranco Alessandria Vittoria Barbera 2013 Wine: Vittoria Barbera Producer: Gianfranco Alessandria Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Barbera Vintage: 2013 Eye: bright red Nose: tobacco, vanilla, cherry, plums Mouth: balanced tannins, fruity but with good acidity Price Point: $30 Available at Vinmonopolet: no Available at Systembolaget: no