Thursday, May 3, 2012

Vinitaly Tour 2012

Vinitaly Tour 2012, opened May 2nd in NYC. amid clouds and drizzling rain.
The reknown wine tour did not disappoint the attendees at the Tribeca Rooftop.
The Tour debuted on March 24th in Verona, Italy, landed in Chicago April 30th.

It showcases one hundred of Italy's finest wines, with winemakers on hand. The prestigious international initiative originates from the collaboration between Wine Spectator, the world's leading authority on wine and Vinitaly, the largest wine and spirits fair in the world.


Ed Lowry, District Manager at Metro NY.

A family owned vineyard estate and winery in Brunello
region of Tuscany, Castello Banfi's dedication to excellence
in all aspects has won the approval of aficionados the world over.

Sandra Krut Brand Director.

My particular favorite Red's were:
Centine Toscana 2009 ( every day wine $9-$11 Bottles 75cl ),
Belnevo Proprietor's Reserve ($28), Banfi- Brunello di Montalcino 2007 ( $65 ),
Poggio Alle Mura 2006 ($125), Casa Vinicola Sartori- Corte Bra 2006 ($35-$40),
Sartori Amarone 2008 (40-$45), Agricola San Felice -Reserva-Il Grigio 2008 ($24-$26),
Castello Di Ama-Chianti Classico($230).

Marco Bianco, Sales Representative,
Martin Scott Wines LTD.

Gabe Bettio, Entoria Wine Imports.

My favorite White wine was the Cormons Friulano Cantino Pradottori. 

Robert Bartolomucci, Vice President,
Italian Wine Growers Inc.

Lucio Caputo, President of Italian Wine and Food Institute.

Olga Bussinello, Consortio Valpolicella.

Other Red's: Cesari Amorone della Valpolacella Classico, ($80),
Amorone della Valpolacella Classico ($70),
Bosan Amorone 2004 ($110)

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