…Domaine Landrat-Guyollot x 2
Bourgueil, Peu Muleau X 2
2011 Reuilly Blanc, Les Coignons, Denis Jemain x1
Lyrarakis, Malvasia x 1
…tannic wines of Gaiole ( Riecine, Rocca di Montegrossi, Badia a Coltibuono, Castello di Ama - just); the pure ribes, alberese charm of Barberino ( Monsanto, Isole e Olena, Castello della Paneratta); the soft cage fruit of San Casciano ( Castelli del Grevepesa); the full, fleshy strawberry and minerally ease of Castellina 's galestro and alberese terreno ( Villa Pomona, Concadoro, Lilliano, Bibbiano) I should add that the heavyweight estates of Fontodi…
…are so popular.
This case comprises 4 bottles each of the following:
The case price includes 10% discount off the bottle retail price
…Berry Bros. Italian producers, including those from Luigi Tecce ( Campania), Badia a Coltibuono ( Tuscany), G.B.Burlotto ( Piedmont), Cascina delle Rose ( Piedmont), La Serena ( Tuscany), and Monte dei Ragni (Veneto).
Expertly organised by the Berry Bros. & Rudd Japan team, I would like to think that the presentation of our Italian artisan producers found favour with many Japanese consumers present, who are increasingly weary, I understand, of globalised, faceless …
…the Italian fine wine business in America. Old friends, Selvapiana, Badia a Coltibuono, Marchesi de Gresy and Vietti among them. Wineries I sold in the 1980's and thought I'd never get to be part of their world. But Brian had a dream, a crazy, California kid dream. And maybe Italy lured him into her web too? Whatever the mechanism, now Brian can look at all of those who thought he was a crazy kid with a wacky dream (me amongst them) and he can have the last laugh. …
Badia A Coltibuono 2004 Vin Santo del Chianti Classico - a sherry-like sweetie with apricots dipped in honey coated with spice. (****)
Batasiolo 2005 Barolo Vigneto Boscareto - incredible plum and chocolate notes that meshed together beautifully, not typical although this is one tasty Borolo. (**** ½)
…you'll be driven out to the Chianti Classico region for a private tour of the Badia a Coltibuono property, where you'll savor wine and olive oil before continuing along to another estate, ending the day at the hilltop castle in Siena for an overnight stay.
Wake up the next morning for a red wine tasting in the nearby village of Montalcino and lunch at the Poggio Antico's Michelin-spangled restaurant; you'll round out the afternoon with a stop at the hillside town …
The venerable and extensive Badia a Coltibuono estate in Tuscany goes back a thousand years, to the time of patient, tireless monks toiling in the hillside vineyards. The property, now almost 2,300 acres, is owned by the Stucchi Prinetti family, descendants of Florentine banker Guido Giuntini who acquired the estate in 1846. In addition to wines from its own vineyards, Badia a Coltibuono produces a line under the " Coltibuono" brand made from purchased grapes from selected …
Scene 2 The Appetizer
Melon and Hard Ricotta Napoleon with micro greens drizzled with balsamic glaze
Scene 3 The Entree
Spinach Pasta Pie with Gorgonzola
Roasted Mushrooms, Cippolini …