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Guido Porro Barolo Vigna Lazzairasco 2003

December 25th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Color, Country, Guido Porro, Importer, Italy, Kermit Lynch, Red, Winemaker

Barolo is the idiosyncratic peak of Italian wines. These are wines from the Piedmont, just below the Alps in the northwestern corner of Italy. Barolo is made from the Nebbiolo grape — literally ‘the little foggy one” after the morning mist which cools the vineyards. What do we love about these wines? The deep, stately [...]

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2007 Domaine Catherine Le Gœuil Cairanne

December 13th, 2009 · No Comments · Color, Country, France, Kermit Lynch, Red

Here is a sweet-natured, fragant Rhône wine. It is lighter than some and openly appealing. It is organic. It is a little floral — more field flower than scented garden. The taste is lively with just enough stone and wood at the back of our mouth to remind us that this is no summer-time idler, [...]

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