Posts tagged Piemonte

Fontanafredda Nebbiolo Barolo DOCG 2005, Piedmont, Italy

Some winemakers are charming because of their quaint and small factors. I tend to gravitate more to those winemakers for just those reasons. I can, however, appreciate how large scale winemakers achieve their success – by producing a variety of great wines that appeal to a wide range of tastes and senses of value. Fontanfredda from the Piemonte region of Italy is an example of how a large winery goes about the business of making high volume wines in price brackets above some of their competitors Read more [...]

Piemonte: Tasting Notes.

Italian. Wine. Intoxicating. Sexy. All of these words can easily be synonymous – but hardly imitable. Italian winemakers, men for the most part, tend to craft their wines into their ideal mistresses as Gepetto had made Pinocchio into his ideal son. Hence the floral aromas and and the full throttle flavours that often leave you moaning in delight. This is a country that does not make wines that you will make you want to pop Joan Baez into the CD player. Make room on your playlist for classical music Read more [...]
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