Variety(ies): Barbera From the south facing hill of Campazzi comes a 100% Barbera of structure, elegance and perfume. I tasted a lot of Barbera in the Northern Piedmont and this...
Variety(ies): Nebbiolo An ultra-traditional Nebbiolo. Oltre Il Bosco translates to “Beyond the Forest.” Francesco’s vines in Ghemme are located on the other side of the forest that separates Ghemme and...
Variety(ies): Schioppettino Click here to learn more about Antico Broilo! Direct Import by Balanced Wine Selections.
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In the words of David Schildknecht from Vinous, “Austria’s 2013 Rieslings & Grüner Veltliners display exceptionally bright acidity, clear flavor definition & uncanny complexity.”
Dear Wine Lover, Special things have been happening on the southern end of Burgundy over the last several years. A steady increase in quality and complexity has been emanating from places like the Cote Chalonnaise and the Macon. Not to be outdone, the vignerons in Beaujolais(technically still Burgundy albeit closer to the Northern Rhone than Beaune) have kept pace and are continuing to breathe new life into a region that has been misunderstood for a long time. What’s as special about the skyrocketing quality coming from Beaujolais, is the wines are astounding values because the “market” doesn’t value the Gamay grape to the same extent as Pinot Noir. In our opinion, while Gamay doesn’t typically reach the same level of finesse that Pinot can, it undoubtedly provides...