Tag Archives: Lombardy

Ferghettina, Franciacorta DOCG, Milledi, Brut, Lombardy, Italy, 2009, 12.5% abv, C$50++

Both sets of ‘rents were over to celebrate our moving back to the hometown. ┬áSo, out came this sparkling wine from north central Italy for a toast. Made from 100% Chardonnay in the traditional method and aged for 36 months … Continue reading

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Lugana DOP, Cantine Colli a Lago SRL, Desenzano di Garda Brescia, Lombardy, Italy, 2013, 12.5% abv.

Marta, my Italian wine expert friend, found this at the Cambie Street BCLB and picked it up out of curiosity. Quite frankly, we were completely prepared to expose this wine as an insipid white Italian along the lines of most … Continue reading

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