Yvonne Lorkin Canvas Column for Saturday 17th Feb 2018

Trigger an Italian stallion stampede with these exotic examples… Vigneti del Vulture Pipoli Basilicata IGP Greco Fiano 2016 $20.21 Here’s a 60:40 blend of greco (gree-ko) and fiano (fee-ah-no) grapes from Acerenza in the Basilicata region of Italy. The greco is responsible for the lime and herbaceous layers while fiano adds white florals, white peach, […]

Grati Chianti Riserva Rufina DOCG 2012 $26.60

With 90% sangiovese at play in this Tuscan treasure, it was always a given that it’d boast lashings of leathery loveliness on both the nose and palate. Boosted by regional natives canaiolo nero and colorino, this Chianti is interwoven with notes of cherry and black guava, then boasts muscular tannins and an ultra-long finish. Definitely […]

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