|Region:||Italy » Piedmont|
This is textbook Barolo, a nose redolent of limestone, antiseptic medicinal tones, cherries in alcohol, a touch of angelica root, and subtle insinuation of herb in a very focused and driven aromatic display. On the palate this is superbly precise with ...
|Region:||France » Rhône » Northern Rhône » Côte-rôtie|
The 1991 La Landonne will provide multimillionaires with plenty of pleasure over the next 20 years. They can also debate whether it or the perfect 1990 is the better wine. The 1991's bouquet offers huge, smoky, new saddle leather, licorice, Asian spice...
We haven't had the pleasure of tasting this wine yet, but here is Parker's review: Wine Advocate # 170 Apr 2007 Robert Parker (96-100) Drink 2015 - 2040 A blockbuster effort from proprietress Christine Valette (who also deserves congratulations fo...
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It’s urban legend that top wine pros can blindly identify a wide array of wines. Blindly naming a wine’s provenance, vintage, and vineyard is the most humbling exercise in the wine world. But there are some things you can do to get closer to the correct answer. This is a rich, endless topic. For right now, we’ll focus on the identification of un... Read More
Nothing says “Let the festivities begin!” like a Champagne toast by a Champagne magnate. Famed French winemaker Oliver Krug led a toast to mark the beginning of the 2015 Naples (Florida) Winter Wine Festival. This year's festival, which takes place at the Ritz-Carlton Resort of Naples, will feature a Champagne tasting and seminar as well as an a... Read More
I go to S. Calif every winter to visit family and drive up to Santa Barbara for a day to visit vineyards. We've now been to quite a few vineyards and among our favorites are Zaca Mesa, Koehler and Bridlewood. But the stand-out vineyard was Demetria. You need a reservation to visit, but it's worth it. It's at the end of a long winding private ro... Read More
Money says a lot of about a country. For Crimea and its up-and-coming vigneron community, money means the opportunity to showcase what makes their region what it is. Earlier this week Crimean officials petitioned the Russian government to issue Crimean cash with images of the country's vineyards. According to a December 12 article by the English... Read More
A legend in the Chicago wine scene is saying “So long” to its original location. BIN 36 moving from its location in Marina City to the neighborhood of West Loop. The change represents more than a new property – the restaurant's owner Dan Sachs is also passing on the Bin 36 name to beverage director Enoch Shully, Eater.com's Chicago division repo... Read More
Earlier this month beloved English wine legend Mike Roberts passed away. Roberts was the chairman of English Wine Producers and a leader at East Sussex's Ridgeview Winery. He helped bring Ridgeview into the international arena in 2010 when his estate's 2006 Grosvenor Blanc de Blancs beat several Champagne wineries to win the Decanter World Wine... Read More
Hubert de Montille, former owner of Burgundy's Domaine De Montille, passed away on Nov. 1. The determined businessman and winemaker resurrected Domain De Montille during his tenure as the head of the estate. Montille grew up in a family of lawyers who owned a winery. By the time the future winemaker was in his teens, his family's once-respected... Read More
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Ignore all the smarty pants and just have a good time, Emark. Meanwhile, rest your livers, guys, cause there's gonna be wine, lots of wine. For anyone staying in downtown Oakland, you may see people in running shoes and costumes. Don't worry, it's just Hellaween, a 5k run around Old Oakland starting at 4:30. It's not supposed to snarl traffic... Read More
We were lucky enough to attend the sold-out Project Zin fundraiser for the Downs Syndrome Association of the North Bay last night in Healdsburg, CA. Clay Mauritson of Mauritson Family Wines/Rockpile Wines and Charlie Palmer of Dry Creek Kitchen (and about half a dozen other acclaimed restaurants) sponsor this event. Between their respective ma... Read More
Mar 16, 2009 at 9:05am
This store advertise many of the wines and only to find out it is always sold out. Do they really have the wines?