Italian Regions

In the Italian Regions session, in March 2014, we tasted:

*Corte Giara, “by Allegrini”, Soave DOC, Veneto, Italy, (Garganega/Chardonnay), 2012, MYR50 from Bangsar Village Grocer

**Dolcetto D’Alba DOC, Piedmont, Italy, FontanaFredda, 2009, MYR87

***Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOC, Veneto, Italy, Masi, 2007, MYR267 from Bangsar Village Grocer

Sassetto, Sangiovese di Romagna Superiore DOC, Villabagnolo, 2009, MYR62

* Hillside, south facing. Partial Malolactic conversion (very good website).
**Mid-hillside VY, Barolo areas, stainless steel fermentation and ageing then in bottle.
***ageing – minimum 3 years in cask Oselata grape rediscovered by Masi, DWWA silver, 94/100 Wine Advocate

Food and Wine Matching:

Jamie’s Pasta alla Trapaneze
Chocolate Olive Oil Cake