An impressive single-vineyard cuvée, from 80-year old vines between Fonroque and Clos Fourtet. Really vibrant fruit character on the nose with a fresh, bright, lightly acid and floral forest-fruit style to it. The texture on the palate has a creamy presence, but there is a great depth of substance behind this which is enticing. The fruit remains fresh despite the texture and tannic core it hides.
Meeting The King Of Barbaresco In His Italian Castle
A few weeks ago, I found myself sitting in Gaja's lavish castle in Barbaresco awaiting the tasting of its new releases while being half of the world away from home Hong Kong, where was facing a political crisis. From out of nowhere, Angelo Gaja, looking e
Reshaping The Identity of The Loire's Red
Loire red always gives an impression of partial incompleteness and lightweight, which makes it hard to pair with heavy Chinese dishes (roasted goose, Peking duck and Chiu Chow food) or to drink it straight without the complement of food. But what we don’t