BRAIDA DI GIACOMO BOLOGNA Barbera d’Asti Montebruna 2012Score: 90 | $24
This well-oaked, vanilla- and toast-inflected red shows a rich core of black cherry, plum and subtle chocolate flavors. Needs a little time to absorb the tannins. Best from 2016 through 2021
The Wine Spectator, July 2014
Minced meat with a knife in the woods Chop the meat of bovine knife. Season with oil, lemon, salt and pepper and let stand in refrigerator for about an hour (no more otherwise it bakes). Then worry about mushrooms, after cleaning reduce the chapels into small cubes and season too, leaving them to rest. After the interval…
Masi Agricola Campofiorin Rosso del Veronese IGT 2010, $18 This dry, complex red beauty with the ornate label is dark as night and packed with flavors. Aromas are dark plum, ripe cherry, dark chocolate and spice. In the mouth, fruit is intense berries framed in supple tannins and firm acidity. It’s like biting into a piece of dark chocolate…
93 points WINE SPECTATOR
Barolo del Comune di Serralunga d’Alba 2010
Savory licorice, balsamic and eucalyptus flavor highlight this intense red. Cherry and kirsch flavors emerge midpalate as this finishes with energy and a mineral aftertaste. Fine tannins are enmeshed, keeping it all fresh. B.S.
One thing is for sure Barbera means Piedmont, its heart does rest in Monferrato, but its history still remains uncertain, Gallesio named it Vitis vinifera Montisferratensis and in the medieval period surnames such as Barberi which changed to Barbero or Barberis (and ultimately Barbera )are considered clear proof that this vine was very much a…
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We are pleased to inform you that many wines of Casa Vinicola Zonin were awarded at international wine competition “Berliner Wein Trophy 2014” organized by DWM (Deutsche Weinmarketing GmbH) under the patronage of the OIV (International Organisation of Vine and Wine) and recognition of the Berlin Senate and the European Union. The wine tastings were…
Steven Spurrier, authoritative and famous British wine expert, tasted and selected for Decanter magazine his favourite Sicilian wines, that he suggests to try. Among the others, you can find our Feudo Principi di Butera Symposio 2011 and Nero d’Avola 2011.