I know it's hard to spend so much money on wine, but it I had to choose one 2004 to put away, I believe it would be Vietti's Villero Riserva. This wine showed so much intensity mixed with balance that I just wanted to stop everything and admire it for as long as possible.
Location: Ridgewood, NY
My top ten Barolo of all time
I taste a lot of Barolo and I figured it was time to list some of my highest scoring experiences. Some are hard to find gems, but there are also some surprisingly affordable and available bottles to be found here. I know there are a number of aged wines here that are very hard to come by, but If you take nothing else from this list, at least take my word that is it worth buying Barolo on release and cellaring it to maturity. it's one of the main reasons I started my own cellar.
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Chateau Ste. Michelle Sweet Riesling Harvest Select (2013)Rated
Bodegas Flaco Tempranillo (2011)Rated
Château Bahans Haut-Brion Red Bordeaux Blend Pessac-Léognan (2005)Reviewed
Umberto Cesari Sangiovese Blend Rubicone IGT Moma (2008)Listed
Andreza Reserva Vinho Tinto DOC Douro (2010)Reviewed
Domaine Pierre Usseglio Châteauneuf-du-Pape (2010)Cellared
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