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August 19, 2015

Boutique vs Monster

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(No actual wines were injured in any way in the writing of this column.) Prepare yourself, folks. Gird your loins. Lock up your children. Put the dog away. Leave the cat, it’ll be fine. Grab only what you can carry and run for the bunker – it’s about to get a bit real. What we have for you today is a fight for the ages. A battle born of different…

A quick read on Brunello Di Montalcino

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The most prominent wine growing area in Tuscany and some of the most sought after wines in the world. The wines are powerful, complex & have tremendous aging potential. In the late 1800’s when wines from this area began being produced they were meant for early drinking. Now these wines are not typically released until nearly 5 years after harvest. This current vintage, 2010, will have drinking window it’s original…