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Rimessa Roscioli Wine Club Notes | 8 | Tier 1

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Pet Nat Rosato, Do.t.e Mandranova is a small family-run Sicilian olive farm, which defends the Agrigento tradition in respecting the fruit. This is a beautiful, strong, meaty, generous, Mediterranean oil. Tradition and innovation in a sip of green gold, and made exclusively with olives from their farm and oil mill. Cold extraction, without adding water, to maintain a high level …

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Rimessa Roscioli Wine Club Notes | 7 | Tier 2 Reds

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VINO NOBILE DI MONTEPULCIANO 2014, CONTUCCI The other extreme part is the commitment to making as natural of a wine as possible, if the vineyard work wasn’t already enduring enough.   No sulfites, no fining/filtering, no pesticides, no herbicides,  no to just about everything except grapes, Mother nature, copper and minimal intervention. Daniele is a rugged mountain man with great character …

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Rimessa Roscioli Wine Club Notes | 7 | Tier 1

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LAMBRUSCO ‘SANT AGATA’, PALTRINIERI Forget everything you associate this word with.  This wine might just open your mind to a new world of what Lambrusco can and should be.  The name Sant’Agata is given to this wine because it comes from a historic growing area ‘Il Cristo’ where loose, silty and potassium rich soil is the ideal condition for the …

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Rimessa Roscioli Wine Club Notes | 7 | Tier 2

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PROSECCO DI VALDOBBIADENE SUR LIE, CASA COSTE PIENE But then, we reached this special little area, the Valdobbiadene hills, where again the stereotypical panoramas of Italian hills pervade.  You’ll find Loris Follador there.  From his character, he seems to me like the last guy that would be making an overproduced, cheesy and overly sweet beverage (aka 99% of Prosecco), and …

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Rimessa Roscioli Wine Club Notes | 6 | Tier 1A

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Grape: 100% GleraRegion: Valdobbiadene-Conegliano (Veneto)Pairings: a perfect aperitive, meaning pairs with nearly anything Drink by: now until 2019 Notes: secondary fermentation in the bottle, non-filtered, no disgorgement.Description:  (At minute 2.24 of this video, everything is explained). I’m not talking about what Maurizio says. I’m talking about what happens in the background when Maurizio’s father, 85 years old, after a hard day …

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Rimessa Roscioli Wine Club Notes | 6 | Tier 2

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This small group of volcanic islands facing Mount Etna are more than magical. Black soil of lively volcanos, with thermal muds and lava flows and vines and fruit trees and capers and all the possible aromatic herbs.  And quietness (at least in June) and the color of water that looks like a beautiful impressionist painting. The blue of the sea …