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Wine Spectator 90 points for Barbi Rosso di Montalcino
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Wine Spectator 90 points for Barbi Rosso di Montalcino

This just in from Wine Spectator (online only): Fattoria dei Barbi 2016 Rosso di Montalcino 90 points This red reveals depth and complexity from the get-go, featuring cherry, strawberry, leather and mineral flavors. Light on its feet and firm, finishing on the austere side. Offers the potential for short-term aging. Bruce Sanderson Wine Spectator Continue reading

“What we need now is a corkscrew.” Brusco dei Barbi in the New Yorker (1979)
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“What we need now is a corkscrew.” Brusco dei Barbi in the New Yorker (1979)

By chance, our English-language blogmaster came across this short piece below, published in The New Yorker in 1979. Evidently, it’s a transcription of a neck talker that accompanied a bottle of Brusco dei Barbi on its journey to Toronto. The editor found it intriguing enough to transcribe it in its entirety for the magazine. We’ve … Continue reading