The 2005 Barolo Cerequio, usually one of Voerzio's brighter wines, has become darker and more powerful over time. Shades of menthol, sage and lavender add complexity to a core of dark fruit. Beams of firm tannin build to the huge, searing finish. The 2005 could use a little more time in bottle, but I imagine it will always retain the raw, pulsating tannins that are so typical of the vintage.
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