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Giovannini Moresco

I had the pleasure of meeting one of our favourite clients recently for a lovely dinner at Medlar on the King’s Road. I thought I’d bring one of my last bottles of a wine I was sure he hadn’t tasted.  A 1971 Barbaresco Pajore from Giavanni Moresco.  The wine on this showing had a strong [...]

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Gaja 1961 vs Cappellano 1964

A dear friend kindly opened these two great bottles on my recent visit to his home town.  This was a duel not only of two excellent vintages, but also of Barolo versus Barbaresco and most importantly of two highly respected producers. There is no doubt that the 1964 vintage is generally more highly regarded than [...]

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A couple of 1982 Barbs

We had an interesting pair of Barbaresco 1982s yesterday.  It’s a vintage that I have come to love over the years and is easily the best vintage of the 1980s after the legendary – and probably the best vintage of our generation- 1989. The Barbaresco Paje from Produttori del Barbaresco was dark coloured with an [...]

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