Thursday, June 19, 2008

Pickles d'Alba.

Cascina Val de Prete, Serra de'Gatti, Barbera d'Alba, 2006. This is one of my "go-to" Barberas when I want to drink something fairly cheap but good. It's full of bright red berry fruit, tart cherry and rustic acidity. True pizza wine!

I found this for $22 at Froma on Melrose, the best little sandwich shop in LA! It's just west of Fairfax. You have to stay, eat a sammy and chow on some gerkins and a chocolate chip cookie. It's all homemade (except for the gerkins). 

The 2005 is delicious too, K&L has it for $17.99. 

By the way... check out the new MW study page. Feedback welcomed! 

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