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Alba

David brought me this on my 40th, and it was drunk a few weeks later. Originally a whiter label, but it took time to …

By contrast, a fairly deep purple colour, blue and blackberry fruit character to the compote fruit. Some violet and liquorice / medicinal notes emerge. …

This pair of Vajra d’Albas definitively helped me nail Q3 of the 1st Year exam, through learning the structural differences between Barbera and Dolcetto. …

Number 4 from the Optimor case, and a very nice one too – for drinking not keeping. I reckon (surprisingly) that this one would …

Barbaresco is the ‘other B’ at the heart of Nebbiolo country. Normally “…and Barbaresco”; normally the one most know of, but don’t quite get …

Piemonte Overview The exceptional food, the incredible wine and the rolling hills of Tuscany… the image that is often conjured up by someone talking …

Good value, easy drinking Old World wine. Medium bodied, with acid rather than tannic structure. Lightly oaked aromas of red fruit (?strawberry?). Somewhat fruity …