|Today's wine selections - more in depth reviews below|
It's not everyday when you get to sit down to lunch with royalty, wine royalty that is, as Contessa Massimilla di Serego Alighieri came to town for a visit, to speak about her family, their partnership with Masi and cherry barrels ... oh, and we tried some really great wines too.
Why Royalty ...
In the wineries own words: "In 1353 the son of the famous poet, Dante Alighieri, bought lands with a villa in the hills of Verona, a property that still belongs to the descendants of the author of the Divine Comedy today".
|Masi 2011 Modello delle Venezie Bianco (*** 1/2+)|
|Serego Alighieri 2010 Possessioni Rosso (****+)|
|2009 Valpolicella dell'Anniversrio|
|2005 Vaio Armaron Classico (**** 1/2)|
Sundried Tomatoes, Parmigiano, Mustard and Garlic Vinaigrette
|Piling the cheese high on the ...|
Bolognese Style Ragu of Beef and Veal, Shaved Parmigiano