The histories of Rosenthal Wine Merchant and the village of Carema have been intertwined since January of 1980, when Neal purchased a small lot of wine from Luigi Ferrando—the very first wine he ever imported. Over the ensuing decades, Ferrando’s Carema has gone from a wine virtually unknown outside of its immediate vicinity to one of the most iconic wines in our portfolio, revered by enthusiasts across the United States and well beyond, and allocated down to the bottle. Read More
Luigi Ferrando has long been the leading producer of wines from the Canavese region where his family’s winemaking tradition goes back to 1900. Like many of our producers, he has strong ties to his local region.
Wines: « Solativo » Erbaluce Vendemmia Tardiva, Caluso Passito “Cascina Cariola”, Canavese Bianco “Castello Loranze”, Canavese Rosso “La Torrazza, Carema “Etichetta Bianca”, Carema “Etichetta Nera”, Erbaluce di Caluso “Cascina Cariola”, Erbaluce di Caluso “La Torrazza”, Erbaluce di Caluso Spumante Brut, Grappa di Carema and Grappa di Erbaluce
The nicest aspect of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend is that it gives us a bit of “down-time” to explore the cellar and dig up a few wines to drink at our leisure. So, here is a brief report on a few wonders that have been hanging out underground for awhile … We had the pleasure