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Quick Report - The Golden Glass – 2009 - San Francisco

Melanie Wong Jun 21, 2009 01:47 PM

A quick note for anyone attending Slow Food SF’s tasting this afternoon (2-6pm, Fort Mason), just wanted to share my favorite wines tasted this morning.

Marchesi Incisa della Rocchetta Monferrato Rosso DOC (Pinot Nero) 2007

Cantina del Pino Barbaresco DOCG “Ovello” 2004

Fratelli Allessandria Verduno Pelaverga DOC 2007

Cascina Adelaide Barolo DOCG “Preda” 2004

Cascina Adelaide Barolo DOCG “Fossati” 2004

Cornarea Roero Arneis DOCG 2008

La Badia Moscato d’Asti DOCG 2007

Prunotto Barbaresco Barbaresco “Bric Turot” 2004

Cantina Muri-Gries Alto Adige Lagrein DOC 2008

St. Pauls Gewurztraminer Exclusive “St. Justina” DOC 2007

Borgo di Colloredo Biferno Bianco Gironia DOC 2007

Borgo di Colloredo Biferno Rosato Gironia DOC 2008

Borgo di Colloredo Biferno Rosso Gironia DOC 2004

Pala “Stellato” Vermentino di Sardegna DOC 2008

D’Antiche Terre Greco di Tufo 2007

Pizzeria Delfina was practicing with two wood-burning ovens in front of the Festival Pavilion when I left. Hope to hear some reports from those who try the pies.

Thorough Bread’s miche loaf was great, as was everything they were sampling.

http://www.thegoldenglass.com/

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    dudesinmexico Jun 21, 2009 11:56 PM

    The Delfina pizza was delicious, definetely less chewy that the pizza served at restaurant. More like A16 or Pizzaiolo.

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      pumakat Jun 23, 2009 12:32 AM

      pizza sauce was good but the crust was soggy in the middle and most of the edges were burnt, but not in a good way. too charred. Gialina's is still my favorite.

      1. re: dudesinmexico
        Melanie Wong Jun 24, 2009 08:41 PM

        Interesting to read these two viewpoints. I saw a "trial" pizza that looked very brown but not charred or bubbly and also quite thick, like maybe the fire wasn't hot enough. Someone saw me staring at it and said, "get rid of that", and into the trash it went. Does P. Delfina have any plans for the wood ovens?
        http://www.flickr.com/photos/melaniewong/3658382621/

        Also wanted to mention that I had a tiny taste of a Neococoa truffle that left a big impact. I'd seek these out.
        www.neococoa.com

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