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Pasta with Romanesco, Guanciale, Eggs and Truffles

Truffle, egg: rule is  red wine!  Also a well structured, heavier red wine, but not too alcoholic, because the sweetness of the alcohol would be…

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Farfalle with guanciale and truffles

Truffles, red wine. Morellino di Scansano or a Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. I had on the dish an Accordo from the Velette, perfect.

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Olive leaves with sausages

You would imagine, this dish needs a sturdy red. And this is right!  Umbrian sausages with Umbrian Sangiovese. But once I tried the Rosato from…

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Pasta con Ricotta

Wine needs to be elegant. A Grenache would fit very well, but a Grechetto too.

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German Carbonara

A good strong robust red wine! I had Rosso di Montefalco and was happy.

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The wines in test were an Orvieto Classico from "Poggio Cavallo" and two San Giovese Umbri, the first an experimental one ...still not in vendita..…

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Spaghetti or Rigatoni alla Carbonara

I cannot imagine this dish with white wine.  I think a robust Red is the best fit. But a Rosè with structure goes well too. The freshness contrasts…

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Noodles with Tomatoes and Pecorino

Well structures Rosè wines are wonderful with pasta on fresh tomatoes and cheese

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