Film director, foodie, amateur chef, wine lover (or was that 'liver'?) and avid collector. Weakness: The four 'B's - Burgundy, Barolo, Barbaresco and Brunello. ...
Not as good as the grand crus.. WHEN they’re not premoxed. I will say this: I’ve not yet had a single premoxed bottle of this wine in this vintage - but have had several premoxed grams crus. Connection? Maybe just dumb luck. Now for the wine... beautifully made, if not profound; mild petrol, lychee, melon... balanced some decent salinity. Pear and white pepper on the palate. To me, an incredible value to buy now. — 2 months ago
This was actually the Alberigi not the Savoy: Bright cherry cough drop. Extremely black pepper finish. Perfect with some afternoon tapas. Really delicious! — 2 months ago
Huge surprise. Had this wine a few years ago and it was muted and unimpressive. This has Dark cherry, cassis, violets and strong rocky sea air wafting from the glass. Missing a little bottom end on the palate, and not a super long finish. Tannins are plush - but this will still go a while longer. Very very nice to drink now... — 3 months ago
Nose of grilled meats, chili flakes, herbes de Provence, macerated cherries with cloves and a nice salinity. Mature. Enjoyable on the palate with a long finish - advanced fruit suggest downhill slide, yet tannins have good if somewhat powdery grip. Late breaking: evolving into a bacon fat extravaganza in the glass and weirdly cherry fruit is brightening May have prejudged as a less profound wine... — 2 months ago