Picolit (Doomsday Wine for Hurricane Irene) – Drink Bravely with Mark Oldman – Episode 51

Heeding the dire warnings of weather forecasters, Mark assembles an emergency kit for Hurricane Irene, including in it a selection that qualifies as a “doomsday wine”. Watch as he braves Irene’s cyclonic forces to introduce you to Picolit, a lush, little-known dessert wine from the Friuli region in Italy’s northeast. It is perfect for when you want not only to “drink bravely” but also “drink succulently”.


Featured wine:
Livio Felluga Picolit 2006 (Italy, $105/half botte)

Other Precious ‘Pic’s (all Italy):
Marco Cecchini  2006 ($40)
Jermann 2006 ($65/half bottle)
La Roncaia 2006 ($70/half bottle)
Villa Rubini  2006 ($400/500ml)

“Poosh It!”


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