|Region:||Italy » Piemonte » Barbaresco » Alba » Barbera d'Alba|
This bottle was almost like a Zinfandel in its spicy and woodsy notes but with the kick of a Barbera that kept your mouth watering. What more could I ask for in a pairing with Risotto. The nose was a candy shop of dark fruit turning to blueberries and ...
|Winery:||Pian Delle Vigne|
wonderful from the opening to the finish...plenty of fruit, good balance and tiny hint of leather. would love another bottle and will keep my eye open whenever i go to the "off the beaten path" wine shop(the shop i found this in is now out do to my fin...
|Winery:||Domaine du Cros|
|Region:||France » South West France » Garonne » Marcillac|
I bought this bottle of wine from a shop near Oxford [www.oxfordwines.co.uk ] for £10. Marcillac is an appellation for red and rose wines made of at least 80% mansois [ sometimes called fer servadou or braucol ] from 11 communes north-west of the small...
|Winery:||Domaine de L'Idylle|
|Region:||France » Savoie » Vin de Savoie|
I bought this bottle of wine from a shop in Wiltshire [www.yapp.co.uk ] for £12.The Savoie AOC covers a very large area south of Lake Geneva close to the Swiss border including four whole departments, Savoie, Ain, Isere and Haut-Savoie producing mainly...
|Region:||Italy » Piedmont|
A totally unexpected showing of this bottle. I had expected a modern, oak influenced candy shop of a Barolo but what I got was a balanced and finessed example of an 11 year old Barolo just coming to age. Color was a brilliant dark red. The nose was ...
|Winery:||Château de Campuget|
|Region:||France » Rhône|
I bought this bottle of wine from a shop in Kent [www.dickenshousewine.co.uk ] for £12.50. Costieres de Nimes is an appellation created in 1989 [although there has been viticulture here since before the Romans ] for red,white and rose wines from 24 com...
|Winery:||Le Grand Bouqueteau|
|Region:||France » Loire » Touraine » Chinon|
I bought this bottle of wine from a shop, also called 'Le Grand Bouqueteau ' next to the car park by the entrance to Chinon castle when I visited at the end of May 2014. Chinon is an AOC created in 1937,although wine production in the area goes back ce...
|Winery:||Château Haut-Bages Libéral|
|Region:||France » Bordeaux » Saint-Julien|
Yet... NOWHERE within these reviews does the reader have any sense of how the bottle/wine in question was treated before consumption. Which, as a consumer of these kind of things, I would weigh plays a significant roll in their overall quality. Slas...
|Winery:||Ghislaine et Jean-Hugues Goisot|
|Region:||France » Burgundy » Côtes d'Auxerre » Saint-bris|
I bought this bottle of wine from a shop in London's Clerkenwell [www.theperfectcellar.com ] for £12. Saint-Bris is an AOC created in 2003 for white wines made from sauvignon blanc and/or sauvignon gris from around the village of Saint- Bris-la-Vineux...
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I bought this bottle of wine from a shop near Oxford [www.oxfordwines.co.uk ] for £10. Marcillac is an appellation for red and rose wines made of at least 80% mansois [ sometimes called fer servadou or braucol ] from 11 communes north-west of the small town of Rodez [about 70 miles north-east of the City of Toulouse ] It is a small appellation w... Read More
I bought this bottle of wine from a shop in North London [ www.theatreofwine.com ] for £15. Fronton,or Cotes de Frontonais as it was known before 2005,is an appellation for red and rose wines from an area between the Tarn and Garonne rivers just north of the City of Toulouse.It is beleived that wine production here goes back to the Romans but in... Read More
I bought this bottle of wine from a shop in Oxfordshire [ www.oxfordwine.co.uk ] for £10.Cadillac is an appellation created in 1973 for sweet white wines from around the small town of that name located about 20 miles south of the City of Bordeaux on the east bank of the Garonne river. The wines are sweet because the grapes are harvested late and... Read More
Many years ago I was in my favorite wine shop here in Staten Island, NY and looked at a bottle of Pomerol. One of the owners came over to me and said, "You should try that one with fish." A red bordeaux with fish? No way! But I then thought about it and decided to give it a try. Wow, he was right - It WAS pretty good with fish! Whoda thunk it! Read More
I bought this bottle of wine from a shop in London's Notting Hill [www.oddbins.com ] for £12. Saint Veran is an appellation created in 1971,although viticulture has been carried out in the area since at least the Romans,for white wines made of the chardonnay grape from 8 communes in the southern part of the Maconais region of Burgundy.Some of th... Read More
I bought this bottle of wine from a shop in Kent. [www.dickenshousewines.co.uk ] for £11.50. The Beaujolais appellation was created in 1936 for red,rose and white wines from 96 communes between the towns of Macon and Lyon. Wine from 39 of trhese communes,mainly in the north,,is allowed to be called Beaujolais Villages.My bottle is a red wine and... Read More
Thanks for the update with regard to the Finger Lakes region. When I want a decent tasting wine for a low price, I look for the Spanish wines in the wine shop. I haven't had good luck with Trader Joe's lately. I tasted this $6.99 Trader Joe special a few nights ago and it was horrible. My wife tasted it and agreed. I poured the remaining 3/... Read More
Short trip. Will be very busy but not too so to taste the wine. At Boston Logan Aitport. Read More
Hi Folks!This site was really great several years ago helping me track down Corsican reds here in NYC (I'm in Staten Island.) Many of my friends, and myself included, are interested in very good wines (mostly reds) at the lowest possible price. There really are many such wines out there if you look hard enough! For example, several years ago a ... Read More
I bought this bottle of wine for £9.50 from a shop in London [www.oddbins.com ]. Albarino is a white wine grape grown in Galicia [north-west Spain] and northern Portugal. It has a thick skin to withstand the damp climate oif this area. Some think it is related to reisling and was brought here by 12th century monks while others think it is relate... Read More
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