Tag Archives: Piedmonte

Matteo Correggia with Giovanni Correggia

So, finding yourself priced out of Langhe Nebbiolos? Well fret not because you can certainly get your Italian fix with some very smart Roero wines. Roero is a hilly region north of the Paesana municipal in Southern Piedmont. The quiet … Continue reading

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Linnaea Vineyards Apica Moscato d’Asti 2011 – acid trip! flower power!

$30 direct from winery. Clear pale gold yellow colour. Clean notes of tinned lychee, lemon talc and a touch of chalk. A zippy wine of a coarser mousse texture. Light simple flavours of lychee with a twist of lime juice. … Continue reading

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Mauro Veglio Barolo Arborina 2007, Piedmonte, Italy

In an attempt to “move forward” and erase the utter disappointment of the 1997 Terra del Barolo, I sought out the 2007 vintage and was pleasantly relieved with my encounter with the Barolo by Mauro Veglio. $70 from PWS, I … Continue reading

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Terre del Barolo Barolo di Castiglione Falletto 1997, Barolo, Piedmonte

I bought this bottle from Enoteca Sileno for $102, discounted down from $185. Never tried this label before, and from a good vintage so I took a gamble. I lost. With a rusty brick colour, the wine showed its age … Continue reading

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La Spinetta Biancospino 2009 Moscato d’Asti, Piedmont, Italy

Lovely lychee aromas with sweet floral notes and uplifting spices. Med-bodied fizzy wine with robust body and rich fruity flavours. Undoubtedly a crowd pleaser. 91+/100.

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