Benevelli Piero

Piero Busso

S. Stefanetto Barbera d'Alba 2016

Faintest vanilla leading into ripe berries and a salty lemon meringue finish woohoo — a month ago

Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande

Pauillac Red Bordeaux Blend 2014

Oak, deep,,, quite good! Elegant. Black currant is main. Traditional. Still 5 years waiting is necessary. 2014 @, Piero, 231117 — 8 months ago

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Piero Mancini

Cucaione Superiore Vermentino di Gallura 2018


ヴェルメンティーノらしいコクと苦味があって良い。 — a year ago

Castello di Bossi

Riserva Berardo Chianti Classico Sangiovese Blend 2015

Paid €30 for bottle at Enzo / Piero. Delightful Chianti Classico. Equal to last night. — 2 years ago

Piero Mancini

Vallée d'Aoste Blanc de Morgex et de la Salle Prie Blanc 2022

I love this wine. Light. Complex. Full of flavor. Just wonderful. — 2 months ago

Benevelli Piero

Ravera Barolo Nebbiolo 2010

Pretty good Barolo, supposedly legendary vintage, bargain from wineark, but god forgive me their Langhe Nebbiolo may be better. — 4 months ago

Piero Mancini

Cannonau di Sardegna

Rich red fruits and round, with some tannins and acidity on the finish. Love the grounding of the mineral with the warmth and joy of the fruitiness. This would be an incredible introduction into red wines for someone. Delicious, drinkable! Surprised how much I liked it, would love to share. — 9 months ago

Piero Busso

Albesani Borgese Barbaresco 2014

Wonderful barbaresco. Luscious fruit tempered by leather spice and grippy tannins — 3 months ago

Piero Busso

San Stunet Barbaresco Nebbiolo 2017

Very complex nose of orange rind and potpourri, more closed on the palate, black cherry, med + acid, med + tannin — 4 months ago

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Bodega Chacra

Cincuenta y Cinco Pinot Noir 2022

We absolutely love exploring the world’s many expressions of Pinot Noir!  It’s a lifelong endeavor and we’re here for it. 😆

Tonight, we’re taking a sensory trip to South America and, more specifically, Río Negro, Patagonia 🇦🇷 – the most southerly wine-producing region of Argentina – where Antarctic currents, winds descending from the Andes, & high latitudes offer cooling influences, ideal for producing elegant Pinot Noir styles.

Bodega Chacra was established in 2003 by Tuscan Piero Incisa della Rocchetta (grandson of Sassicaia’s founding father) in search of purity and nuance in fruit expression from the terroir of Patagonia. 🍇
Piero now partners with esteemed Burgundian winemaker (and friend) Jean-Marc Roulot in the production process, each contributing their respective oenological “genes” to the final wine, which is first and foremost a child of the earth in Mainqué, Río Negro. 🌱
Paying utmost respect to the land, Bodega Chacra cares for its vineyards organically and biodynamically aided, in part, by the arid, windy conditions that naturally mitigate fungal pressure in the vineyard. Their fruit is harvested by hand, allowing for selectivity and the use of whole bunches during fermentation. 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

This wine is called ‘Cincuenta Y Cinco’ (fifty five) because its fruit comes from vines first planted in 1955, carefully preserved by the team at Bodega Chacra, whose oldest vines actually date back to 1932!

This wine was fermented in cement vats using native yeast, adapted to the environment and matured 11 months (50% in concrete, 50% in French oak of various ages) before release. ⚖️

In a word this wine is ethereal.
We served it with a slight chill. Its pristine, berry and cherry fruit profile, complements the delicate cherry blossom, peony 🌺 and baking spice notes. It’s light on its feet w/ medium alcohol (12% ABV) and bright acidity.  It’s lovely & perfumed.

Cheers to Bodega Chacra and all of the beautiful Pinots of Patagonia!
— a year ago

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