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Exclusive: Restaurateur Piero Selvaggio Joins Drago Centro’s Team
Watch Dirk Smits discussing with Piero Selvaggio the wines served during the dinner.
Sophie Gayot, Chef Celestino Drago, Managing partner Piero Selvaggio, GAYOT’s Wine & Spirits Editor Dirk Smits
About a private dinner where these wines were served.
Opening bottles of long-aged wine can be a hit-or-miss experience. Find out which vintages from several French selections still provided sublime sipping with my tasting notes.
|Alma Rosa, El Jabali, Pinot Noir, Sta. Rita Hills 2018 | Santa Barbara County, California – October 12, 2020|
|Travaglini, Gattinara 2016 | Piedmont, Italy – October 5, 2020|
|Bénédicte & Stéphane Tissot, Patchwork, Chardonnay 2018 | Arbois, France – September 28, 2020|
|Quinta da Alorna, Touriga Nacional and Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva, 2015 | Tejo, Portugal – September 21, 2020|
|Domaine Zind-Humbrecht, Zind, Vin de France, 2018 | Alsace, France – September 14, 2020|
|Casa Madero, 3V, 2018 | Valle de Parras, Mexico – September 7, 2020|
|TerraVentoux, Terra Solis Intuition, 2017, Ventoux, France – August 31, 2020|
|Honig, North Coast, CA, Sauvignon Blanc 2019 – August 24, 2020|
|Rustenberg, John X. Merriman 2015, Stellenbosch, South Africa – August 17, 2020|
|Clos des Lunes, Lune d’Argent, Bordeaux Blanc, 2018 – August 10, 2020|
|Luigi Maffini, Kleos, Cilento Aglianico 2017, Italy – August 3, 2020|
|Château Belá, Riesling 2018, Sturovo, Slovak – July 27, 2020|