Posts tagged "Mastroberardino"
Top 10 Wines of 2012

Top 10 Wines of 2012

As I reflect back on 2012 I can honestly say that it was my luckiest year yet when it comes to wine.  I was fortunate enough to have drunk more great wine more often with more great people than any other year.  This is a blessing.  And in some ways a curse.  Whatever, I have...
Mastroberardino Radici Riserva 1999 Taurasi & Cantina Val di Neto, Arke 2005 - IGT Calabria

Mastroberardino Radici Riserva 1999 Taurasi & Cantina Val di Neto, Arke 2005 – IGT Calabria

I was given a glass of Taurasi a few months back as a recommendation and was instantly captivated by the wine.  It was dark and exotic and it was something different.  A new discovery.  So I have been exploring the wines of Taurasi, which are made from the Aglianico grape.  Taurasi is from the Campania...