Ep. 62. / Nobel wines from a Baron (Longo)
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Anton Longo is a motivated young man who took over historic vineyards to produce world class wines in Alto Adige. During our hours long visit I´ve had the impression that this gentleman has well-defined goals with his wines, with his line-up and he wants his Baron Longo label to be among the bests in the world. In my humble opinion, he deserves our attention as he is on a good path to leave a mark on his region. We've talked about his favourite variety, we drank his flagship and painfully limited wines. At the end of the tasting, I even started to like Lagrein… Unfortunately, you can hear my mechanical watch ticking in the background (till 3:46), which I’ve tried to cover with some pleasant tones probably with only mild success. I promise that I won’t wear it again for a recording. at 12:03 - I've said Chardonnay for the cuvée Liebenstein (Chardonnay and Pinot Blanc), I'm sorry for the possible confusion. (and for the swearing, but it is REALLY TASTY!)  CONTENT: 11:48 - Liebenstein 15:47 - Father’s conditions, the BIG START 18:29 - Alto Adige terroir & Climate change & PIWI 22:48 - Varietal focus & Favourite wines 32:50 - Biodynamics 36:26 - Chardonnay Langenstein and cellar work 44:05 - Label design & the walk in the darkness 46:01 - Future plans 48:16 - Sauvignon Urgestein 54:30 - If not Südtirol, where then? 1:00:38 - More Lagrein like this, please! Guest: Anton Longo | Baron Longo Winery Wine Ghosts Instagram: @wineghosts | Support & Get Exclusive on the Wine Ghosts Patreon Site: https://www.patreon.com/wineghosts | Join the Wine Ghosts Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/wineghosts/ | Wine Ghosts' Channels (Instagram, Podcast etc.): https://linktr.ee/wineghosts
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