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L’Enfant Terrible: 2006 Birba, La Gerla, Tuscany

A lovely wine to ease you into Friday afternoon. Kat and I tasted at La Gerla last week and were very impressed with not only the estate and the wines but also the rather dashing and down-to-earth winemaker/agronomist Alberto Passeri.  With two plots of land either side of the town of Montalcino, they are able to […]

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2005 & 2006 Barolo and Barbaresco

We believe that the red wines of Piemonte, specifically those of Barolo and Barbaresco, are some of the greatest wines in the world. Nestled in the foothills of the Alps, these two regions are dominated by small family-based producers, who craft their wines with great passion and sensitivity. Both Barbaresco and Barolo are made from […]

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