We enjoyed two bottles of Italian wine from my Opimian collection during our evening of homemade minestrone soup and focaccia bread earlier this week.
Unfortunately, I didn't take proper tasting notes and the empty bottles are long gone into recycling, so I can't give you information from the labels or precise colour, flavour, and aroma impressions. But I can tell you this: The white wine was lively and fruity, with a hint of minerality. The Barbera D'Alba was full of juicy red fruit, with an earthiness and acid level that paired perfectly with the soup.
We really liked both wines ... and the soup ... and the bread.
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