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Saturday, November 15, 2008
TRADE TASTING: Tommasi, October 3, 2008
The Time and Date: Friday, October 3, 2008
The Event: A table top tasting of Tommasi Viticoltori Veneto wines with Pierangelo Tommasi. There was also a tasting of Maremma Toscana Poggio al Tufo wines, owned by Tommasi. The agency is Lorac who showed a dozen wines.
The Venue: National Club, Bay Street
The Target Audience: wine writers and LCBO product consultants.
The Availability/Catalogue: all the wines but one were available.
The Quote: "All the wines come from their own vineyards. They are the largest landholder within the region, with 135 Ha (95 Ha under vine)". Veneto wines are a hot category at the LCBO these days.
**** Four Stars (91+ in Quality/Price Rating terms):