Perbacco is declassified barrels of Barolo from one of Piedmont’s great estates. Treated the same as the real thing, just released a year earlier. A tremendous and classic vintage of focused perfume and gravelly tannin presence with signature anise, tar and blueberries. $46 at cellardor.com.au.
By Tyson Stelzer
12 Oct 2011
Tyson Stelzer is a multi-award winning wine writer, television host and producer and international speaker. He was named The International Wine & Spirit Communicator of the Year, The Australian Wine Communicator of the Year and The International Champagne Writer of the Year. He is the author and publisher of seventeen wine books, contributor to many wine magazines, a frequent judge and chair at Australian wine shows and a presenter at wine events in 12 countries. TysonStelzer.com is your link to wine recommendations, book sales, tours and events.