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Azienda Agricola Il Botolo Barbera d’Asti Superiore
LCBO 516012 (online Destination Collection, see page 24) $26.40 The Barbera wines of Italy’s Piemonte region have a lively, juicy texture, which is an ideal match for dishes with tomatoes. Herbal notes in the wine mirror the flavourful basil pesto.
Batasiolo Barolo DOCG
LCBO 178541 $29.85 Also from Piemonte, Barolo has plum and cherry aromas and flavours with hints of violets and leather, bringing depth to the pairing. The flavours of olive oil in the cake enhance Barolo’s earthy complexity.