Wine director at Antica Osteria Restaurant, just outside Toronto, Canada.
It wants to be so much better than it actually is. The bottle is heavy and beautiful, it bears a sticker that says 99 points and wears it like a badge of honour... but it's just a glorified primitivo. Like what you would imagine a primitivo to taste like if you could reduce two bottles into one and make it way more intense. It's an intensive primitivo. Basically. — a month ago