Monday February 24, 2020

To Try, Buy And Put By

6th May, 2018

This wine comes from Piedmont, from vineyard-covered hills to the south of Turin. It is, however, not made from the most famous local grape, nebbiolo, which is used to make expensive Barolo. Rather, it is made from Piedmont’s great secret grape varietal, pelaverga. Wines made with pelaverga were traditionally considered to be modest, rustic wines, a little like Beaujolais. Often, they were not even bottled, but simply sold from the barrel in local cafés. Happily,...

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