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Wine blog May 12, 2024

Ristaurante Le Torri in Castiglione Falletto has become a regular stop for us when we visit Piemonte. Their food is simply delicious and also the wine list is excellent.

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Ristaurante Le Torri in Castiglione Falletto has b

This time, we went for a 2012 Roagna Barbaresco Pajè which turned out to be in its prime drinking window. It had a sexy nose of dried red fruits, orange peel, roses and other potpourri florals, dried mushrooms, forrest floor, and leather. On the palate it had super soft tannins and only 13.5% alcohol. A very elegant and precise wine that we enjoyed a lot. Only the finish could have been a bit longer…