Dare to dream dark this August as we peer fearless into the depths of intense black grapes, from the shadowy to the obscure. We will explore the inspiration for these wines, some revered for their bittersweet intoxication, others loved for their timeless treasures. Join us as we shed light into the abyss, revealing styles that are rare, unique and bold.
TRAVAGLINI GATTINARA • 2007, Travaglini Gattinara DOCG, Piemonte, Italy
Established in the 1920s, this winery is the most prolific producer in the Gattinara appellation. A new generation tends to the vines, where traditional varietals are expressed with exquisite beauty.
PIO CESARE • 2012, Pio Cesare Barbera d’Alba, Piemonte, Italy
Built from old Roman ruins, the Pio Cesare family estate is a rare combination of timeless tradition and a modern vision of wine. Staying true to such Italian finesse is a challenge they all enjoy.