It's officially Spring, which means that the newest vintage is making its way to stores. Norway, mark your calendars for May 8th!
Currently one of the best buys at Vinmonopolet. Dolcetto's are few and far between in Norway, but this one made it!
Burlotto Pelaverga Pelaverga is a very special grape that is indigenous to Verduno in Piemonte. There are not that many winemakers that make wine with the pelaverga grape (I don't think I have tried any other pelaverga wines) but I really like the one Burlotto makes. Wine: Pelaverga Producer: Burlotto Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: pelaverga Vintage: 2014 Eye: light,... Continue Reading →
Trediberri Nebbiolo 190,- Azelia Nebbiolo 199,- Alessandro Veglio Nebbiolo 250,- Vietti Perbacco Nebbiolo 250,- Cavallotto Nebbiolo 260,- Burlotto Nebbiolo 265,- Altare Nebbiolo 285,-
Burlotto Barolo Cannubi 2011 Wine: Barolo Cannubi Producer: Burlotto Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: nebbiolo Vintage: 2011 Eye: deep, dark red Nose: roses, grass, berries, leather Mouth: cherries. anise, pepper Price Point: $70 Available at Vinmonopolet: no Available at Systembolaget: no
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,-
Burlotto - The Palm Tree King (and winemaker of course) Not only does Burlotto grow palm trees, he also makes excellent wines! In a beautiful house in Verduno, you will find a winemaker of the ages (and his 2 beautiful dogs). I am known for my love of La Morra but I will happily visit... Continue Reading →