FRIDAY – December 12th – 5pm-8pm –
Trevisiol Brut Cuvee Edoardo Sparkling (Prosecco) – 20.57 – This Expressive Italian Chardonnay Sparker Is Not Dry, Not Sweet, But A Perfect Balance Of Both! Pale Yellow. Floral, citrus fruit. Harmonious, elegant and fresh fruit. Very well balanced. Area of production: Valdobbiadene, Collalto. Appellation: Prosecco di Valdobbiadene DOC. Paolo Trevisiol – “The difference between himself and four previous generations? Paolo’s sole interest is in making a small amount of quality wine, as opposed to the large productions of the past; he still rotates every bottle of his top spumante by hand!”
Di Calla Orvieto 2011 ● – 17.57 – Umbria. Organic. Di Calla Orvieto tends to have a light nuttiness that is pleasing and unique. The mid palate is filled with floral and citrus notes that keep the overall profile fresh and deliciously vibrant. This is an ancient style of wine first produced in the middle ages around 1450 AD. Wine Spectator – “A simple white, with light lemon curd, crunchy apple and spice notes. Drink now. 200,000 cases made.”
Vallebelbo Le Filere Barbera d’Asti D.o.c.g. 2011 – 11.57 – Costigliole d’Asti, Calosso d’Asti, Canelli hills. 100% Barbera. Juicy, bright, simple. Clean, medium length, tangy acid. Ripe fruit. A great deal. Bouquet: intense winey, delicate scent. Taste: Dry, full-bodied, with strong acidity and slightly tannic. Wants roasts, boiled meats, game, and very savory dishes.
Vallebelbo Cesare Pavese Barbaresco 2009 – 26.97 – Inexpensive Barbaresco. Grip, dusty, acid, drinks out of the bottle. Drying. Blackberry, bramble, smaller French casks? Very good deal. Nose – Characteristic, vanilla, ethereal, intense and pleasant Palate: Dry, full, velvety harmonious. “How do they do it? This is crazy. This is one of the best deals you will ever see on Barbaresco. I am stunned by how good this wine is for the money.” – Sam Hovland, Stunned Person.