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Wine: The last bottle

"You may be lucky and find some of the remaining bottles on your travels. I hope you do and I hope you will try them"

By Barry Smith   April 2015

© Brocken Inaglory

From time to time, there are wines you fall in love with: unexpected, prized bottles that usually come with a story. The recent release of the 2010 Brunellos reminded me of one of mine. It was Poggio di Sotto, a spectacular Brunello di Montalcino, which has a Rosso di Montalcino as its younger sibling. I first came across these wines in the unlikely setting of a pizza restaurant—but this was no ordinary pizza restaurant. Otto’s, on Eighth Street in New York, is the casual dining…

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