Choose a page

I'm not a faithful reader of horoscopes, in fact I don't look at them at all ... except the first days of the year, where I consult several out of curiosity. And so it was also for thehoroscope 2020. Of course, I feel like a faithful copy of my sign: I am a bull ascending bull and I fully agree on everything they say about good and bad about Taurine DOC. I love to enjoy all the pleasures of life, from wine to food, from Beauty to sex. I love emotional stability and I love making those I love happy. I'm down to earth, practical, persistent, loyal and I hate last minute changes. I like to work hard to achieve my goals and when I cross the finish line I immediately raise the bar. I have a cool head and patience as long as they don't bother me. I hate reproaches, especially unjustified ones, and I struggle to bear them without a blow. I have a very high sense of justice. I am possessive and the only thing I really can't forgive is betrayal. Sometimes I fall, but thanks to my constancy I always get up. I love home, I have a green thumb and have been fighting with the scales since I was born. 😁

THEhoroscope 2020 taurus he says that I have practically all the planets in favor and that this indicates a year full of changes, capable of crossing out the whole list of my intentions, as long as I do not postpone anything. He says that in 2020 I will meet the right person for me, and in fact the day before yesterday I "formalized" my new relationship and thought, for the first time in my life, that I have a boyfriend that I would not change a single comma. The 2020 horoscope says that I have to make couple and work plans because it will be a revolutionary year, radical. He says I have to fly high because I will enjoy everything it takes to achieve everything I dream of and also the right opportunities. Hell, but I want to believe it! In fact, I will do my best to make it so! In December 2020 in summary I will be happily engaged, thin and more famous than Ferragni, perfect! Now I immediately uncork a good wine to celebrate!😎 😍

Choosing a wine in a cellar full of wines is sometimes not easy at all. I looked at the shelf of Christmas presents (by the way, thanks to all the wineries who sent me so many "divine thoughts"!) And I had no doubts. I have already told you about this wine in the past, I know, but today I want to tell you more. His name is Radical. As radical as this year of change. As radical as my political thinking, even though I've never even given a shot on a joint and I only have sex with Love… but give me a good reason why prostitutes and drug traffickers don't have to pay taxes like me. Radical because above all I believe in a secular state, because I hate violence and violent people, because I want to see more homosexual couples holding hands on the street and because I consider a state where immoral euthanasia is not practiced. So I admit it, I decided to choose this wine for the name that aroused a series of emotions in me. After all, don't I always tell my customers that the label on the bottle is as important as the wine contained in the bottle? On a shelf full of wine bottles, your prospect has to decide whether to choose your wine. A few minutes ago this is exactly what happened to me in my cellar, where I chose this among other 400 bottles of wine present. I was struck by the name. I was struck by the label. It thrilled me.

Radical and how Bellenda see one new idea of ​​Proseccostrictly classic method, without added sulphites and not in bloom. The famous Prosecco wine can only be produced in Veneto and Friuli (excluding the provinces of Verona and Rovigo) and is obtained from a vine called "glera”Which in this case is grown in the Carpesica area. The soil is calcareous-clayey, and how can you study on my book "How to become a Sommelier”(Chapter 2.2.2.3, page 59 of the second edition) this is perfect for elaborating wines, especially sparkling wines, of the highest quality, with complex and rather long-lasting aromas. The training system is traditional Sylvoz with an average density of 4200 plants per hectare. There harvest is manual and it is done in the second half of September, with one yield of only 70 quintals per hectare… Against 120 quintals per hectare of Cartizze DOCG, 135 quintals per hectare of Prosecco DOCG (Conegliano Valdobbiadene and Asolo denominations) and 180 quintals per hectare of Prosecco DOC. It is elaborated starting from one pressing with the marc which for the 60% takes place in wooden vats and for 40% it takes place in steel tanks. Assembly and drafting is done with your own indigenous yeasts (i.e. those naturally present on grapes). Spend 24 months on the lees and then it is put on the tip to avoid further evolution. A further refinement is that it is produced only in a magnum bottle, but in the best years it also comes with the standard bottle and this one splendid label designed by the artist Maurizio Armellin.

Radicale is the perfect Prosecco, assuming that, like me, you find those sweetish prosecco wines that ride the wave of world success because they cost nothing (and are worth even less) difficult to digest. Radicale leaves the box with his almost no sugar residue (the yeasts have eaten everything). I turned Radicale upside down because I love the taste of yeasts. Radical has one abundant and evanescent foam with straw yellow color. The nose is complex, intense and fine with a definite hint of candied citron and chinotto, essence of lavender essence , linden honey, flowers of thrush e caramelized hazelnuts. In the mouth it is consistent, wide but also of drink easy… Provided you love the genre! The bubble is creamy, the flavor is intense and enriched with delicious notes of butter creamed with lemon thyme. One sip leads to another. For me it is perfect to drink it alone during an aperitif, between a chat and another ... but if you really want to combine it, be amazed with some croutons with butter and anchovies (combination by contrast) or of the raw scampi (matching by concordance). Also perfect for degreasing and enhancing the sweet tendency of a white risotto with shellfish. Radicale is a wine capable of making you look good with everyone, sommeliers, winelovers and liquors of any kind. Well here, maybe with a teetotaler no ... but who was it that said: who drinks only water has a secret to hide? ????

This is the first article of this special year. I started from the 2020 horoscope because I wanted to write an article outside the box like this wine, but not only. I want to take a few more lines to beg you to be happy. On December 18, 2018 my beloved dad died and I realized that we are basically "mere mortals" with an expiration date that we are completely unaware of.: we can live 100 years like dying from an accident tomorrow or in a month of illness. For this our time is the most precious we can devote to something or someone. This is why we must avoid wasting it on bitches who treat us badly and make us unhappy. In the last month I have understood that a Love tailored for us exists and suddenly knocks on the door when you least expect it or look for it, you just have to welcome it and treat it with care. Love, the one built on the solid foundations of common values ​​and hearts that beat in unison, allows you to achieve any goal. So whatever your 2020 horoscope is, dedicate yourself to building wonderful relationships of Love and Friendship, take care of your family of origin and commit to making your dreams come true. Your only real limit is Time.

Cheers ❤️🍷🍀

Chiara

PS I suggest you also read the wonderful experience that I had just a few months ago at Bellenda on the occasion of 2019 Blend!

On sale!

How to become a sommelier

All my notes on wine and food in one book.

(72 customer reviews)

 29,00 VAT included!

Available on demand

COMPLIMENTARY, only for those who buy my book on this blog, a copy of the First Collector's Edition of my Sparkling Wine Guide "500 Bubbles in 500", cover price € 25,30. [While stocks last]

perlage suite logo
error: This content is copyright ©Chiara Bassi perlagesuite.com