Originally Posted by Quatsch
Okay guys, I come in search of recommendations. I'm looking for a birthday bottle to treat myself as I hit the quarter century mark. My budget is about $40-60 because I'm a winery intern. Basically I want to make it around to having had at least one excellent bottle from each major wine region. So in this case, the Rhone and New World pinot are out. I had been thinking about Rioja and Piedmonte, but I'm afraid I won't be able to afford a good barolo or barbaresco thats ready to drink. So lay it on me!
Sottimano Barbaresco Cotta, Barbaresco DOCG, Italy
Their Currá and Pajoré bottlings as well. The 2003 are rock stars. The 05's drinking well too.Edited by Cary Grant - 2/23/12 at 6:53pm