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Houston Galleria

(713) 780-7352

Houston, TX 77057

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Date: April 24, 2020

Time: 5:30pm

Event Type: Wine Tasting

Price: $100 per Guest Plus tax and gratuity

Join the Galleria wine team as we present a tasting comparing wines from the Tuscany and Piedmont regions of Italy.

Guests will taste classic regions for the Nebbiolo grape such as Barolo and Barbaresco against Sangiovese from Brunello di Montalcino and Chianti Classico. In addition, the team will showcase their favorite Super Tuscans and hidden gems from the Alto Piemonte.

Don't miss the opportunity to taste iconic wines side by side and discover which region you love the best!

Table 1

Barbaresco, Marchesi Di Gresy “Martinenga” 2012 

Barbaresco, Pelissero 1998 

Barbaresco, Ada Nada ”Valeirano” 2015 

Table 2

Barolo, Luigi Baudana (Vajra) ”Ceretta” 2013 

Barolo, Oddero ”Villero” 2015 

Barolo, Giuseppe e Figlio Mascarello “Monprivato” 2012 

Table 3

Gattinara, Stefano Vegis 2013 

Carema, Luigi Ferrando “Etichetta Bianca” 2012 

Roero Rosso Riserva, Malvira ”Mombeltramo” 2007 

Table 4

Chianti Classico, Martini di Cigala ”San Giusto a Rentennano” 2014 

Toscana, Le Macchiole "Paleo Rosso" (Cabernet Franc) 2015 

Toscana, Tenuta Dell’Ornellaia “Ornellaia” (Cabernet Blend) 2016 

Table 5

Brunello di Montalcino, Ciacci Piccolomini ”Pianrosso” 2013  

Brunello di Montalcino, Val di Suga 2013 

Brunello di Montalcino, Canalicchio di Sopra 1998 

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