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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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2008 Kung Fu Girl Riesling

December 20th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Charles Smith Wines, United States, White, Winemaker

Who drinks Riesling in the winter? Anyone chasing a little sun and summer fruit. Anyone serving Asian food or other spicy cuisine. Or brined and pickled foods — sauerkraut or preserved fish like pickled herring or gravlax. These wines play in the borderland between sweet and acid. They go well with food which is naturally [...]

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