This week has been crazy. Great but crazy with the Grandi Marchi in town for the first time in history.
During this time we held tastings and master classes in both Sydney and Melbourne showing the wines of Biondi Santi (and the other great families of Italian wine) who we represent in Australia via Mondo Imports.
Whilst all the wines looked fantastic (think 09 Rosso and 07 Brunello), it was the 97 Riserva when really blew myself (and those in the room away). I was lucky enough to try this wine in both master classes and also enjoy a bottle during dinner in Sydney.
When I asked Tancredi (grandson of Franco) about this wine, he told me that the family think it will have no trouble to still be alive after 100 years.
Pretty amazing and judging on its colour and complexity, who am I to argue?