Actor/Model Spencer Hill & Ben’s Cellar Wines
Wines of the Night
Le Dix 2002 is of a deep intense ruby color with an elegant nose full of black cherries within a nice background of black fruits and oak. It is succulent in the mouth with live crispy tannins and vibrant fruit. It is pleasantly long while also full bodied and fresh. It is ready to drink now but will age well for some eight to ten years.
2003 Parusso Barolo ($49)
Very floral, with fresh mushroom and fruit. Full-bodied, with layered, velvety tannins and plenty of fruit. Long and caressing. Well done for the vintage.
Gorgeous, with rich, layered fruit, subtle earth and spice nuances and excellent structure and balance. The flow of ripe dark berry, melted licorice and freshly turned earth weaves together in a seamless fashion, ending with a long, focused finish. Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre. Drink now through 2022.