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My passion is wine! All types, all styles, crafted by premier class wineries who produce honest wines. I’m especially fond of Italian vino, from the Dolomites to Sicily. I’m also crazy in love with the wines of Spain, Oregon, Champagne and on and on. Perhaps you’ve come here to find bottles you’ve never tried, or maybe for a seasoned veteran’s view. To learn something new, or perhaps school up about a bottling you’ve followed for years but didn’t know much about. I’m here to share the love of all things vinous! Thank you for swinging by, I hope you enjoy this site, and please be sure to sign up by entering your email on the right. For more on moi click here. Cheers! 

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2001 Cortese, Barbaresco, Rabaja (RT 93) Sourced from prime soils in the spectacular Rabaja cru, the 2001 is now in its peak drinking window showing all the magic of tertiary evolution and should hold in this stage for another decade. Crafted in an approachable style, the normale’s Rabaja bottling isn’t built for the ages like Cortese’s Riserva Rabaja, but it nonetheless reveals what makes this vineyard….………..more