This is one of the wines that has made Allegrini famous throughout the world. The vineyard surrounds Villa della Torre, a splendid masterpiece of Renaissance architecture now owned by the family, and produces a full-bodied red wine that has an ageing potential of at least ten years. 157 more words
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My Rating 80 Points. Price $15. Bright ruby in color with a wide reddish rim and medium intensity. Sour nose of raspberries, cherries, blueberries, vanilla, wood, eucalyptus, licorice, pencil lead, earth, forest floor, dirt, chocolates and peppercorn.
It’s been far, far too long since I’ve enjoyed a wine from La Rasina. That said, the bottle I enjoyed yesterday more than made up for a prolonged absence. 445 more words
Wow, opened this thinking (given the notes in Cellar Tracker) it was over the hill. Not. One note, from one of my favorite authors, Gian, said (seven years ago) that at the time it looked surprisingly young. 206 more words
Burgundy En-primeur has taken ownership of months January and February, Bordeaux April and May. So the gap in between had to be filled by Montalcino March. 313 more words