It was a spectacular evening of Italian wine and food this past weekend at Willow Park Wine & Spirits in Calgary, Canada’s largest wine store.
More than 450 Airmiles Gold Members came out for two evenings, the largest wine and food events that Airmiles has ever hosted. Here’s a short clip from the evening. We’ll post the longer version tomorrow. Below are the wines we tasted…
Barone Ricasoli Rocca Guicciarda Riserva Chianti Classico 2007, Tuscany, Italy
Generous, even and balanced with classic dark fruit, sun-dried tomato and mouth-watering acidity. Medium- to full-bodied with smooth texture. Perfect for pasta night. Food matches: pasta, duck ragù with pappardelle. Drink: 2011 – 2016 943613 13% XD 750 ml $24.95 Score: 90/100
Arceno Chianti Classico Riserva 2008