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Barolo, Ferdinando Principiano, Serralunga, Ravera di Montfort, Barolo DOCG, Italy, 2011, 15% abv. C$45

We enjoyed this just inside the recommended drinking window – I’m not patient when it comes to holding wine. I was very nervous when I removed the capsule to find what looked to be a moldy cork.  It was dry … Continue reading

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Barolo, Riserva, Bel Colle Montvigliero, Barolo DOCG, Italia, 2004, 14% abv

We opened this wine at 12 years old on November 2016, at the end of its recommended drinking window (2010-2016). Although initially worried we’d missed the boat, we were relieved to find an elegantly developed drink. Winner of a bronze … Continue reading

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Ciabot Mentin, Barolo DOCG, Domenico Clerico, Piedmonte, Italia, 2007, 14.5%, US $91

Birthdays on the wrong side of 45 can be a shock to the system, but gifts like this really ease the pain of it all. We drove our rental car to a suburban ‘Total Wine’ store in Northwest Vegas and … Continue reading

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