TESTIMONIALI have been tasting and drinking and selling the Pinot Blancs made by Hansjorg Rebholz for a decade now, from vintages stretching back twice as far, and I will attest with naked honesty (and admittedly contrarian glee) that I have enjoyed them and wondered at them in their mature versions more than ANY dry white wines I have ever tasted. The Rebholz Weisserburgunder GG Im Sonnenschein—his top cuvee which he picks from a grand cru of 250 million year old limestone—is carved like an ivory Chinese devotional, infinitesimally detailed, burnished by smoke and draped in luxuriant robes of cream. The wine has no oak to distract from its pear perfume and ample acids to enliven it. There’s fruit in the early years, as there is in great German Riesling. But... Continue reading

 

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A small operation originally known as Fratelli Alessandria, Schiavenza was passed to sisters, Enrica and Maura. Aided and abetted by their husbands Walter Anselma (married to Enrica) and Luciano Pira (married to Maura) their holdings include approximately eight hectares mostly in Serralunga and parcels in the crus of Prap, Cerretta and Broglio. Schiavenza is local dialect for sharecropper or vineyard worker. This name was chosen not for any sense of irony; it reflects the respect the family has for the hard work and labor intensive ways used to make wine here and in the region. The vineyard work is strictly organic (has been for years) and of course, only spontaneous yeasts are ever used. Thats Luciano on the left and Walter on the right. @ericasimov recommends their dolcetto in this month's wine school. Link in profile.

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