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Varietals Produced by Grifone View all
History of the grape: At some point in the 18th century, the grape was brought over to Italy from either Caucasus or ...
Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...
History of the grape: The name translates to “Black [grape] of Avola,” referring to the town in Sicily where it was f...
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So I am going to take your side on some things, AS, but I wouldn't call a ... not exactly right. The Grifone wines seem too close to Grifalco and are not sold elsewhere; it seems misleading to me. Some of these wines are probably pretty good (esp for the money--Sommavite Brunello for $20 is worth a look, and it's a real brand in Switzerland,... Read More
Whats your favorite penny saving cab and WHY?! :)To make it easier, feel free to follow this format! Name: Belle AmbiencePrice (roughly): $9Why: Deep fruity notes of red berries, cherries and a little vanilla dolce at the end. A perfect way to wind down and relax in the evening after a long hard day at work. Read More
A surprisingly good Sangiovese for how little I paid for it ($3.99 at Trader Joe's). Oaky, smooth, fruity, little to no acidity once you let it open up. Kept for a week well after opening. Served with a chicken marinara, and will definitely come back to this for other tomato-based dishes. Good for both cooking and drinking, and I would serve thi... Read More
Over oaked for a zin-like wine. No fruit forward personality. Taste some red raspberries, but it was a disappointment for the verital. Read More
blueberry aroma, young cherry taste, much acid and alcohol flavor.Absolutely not what i've expected. Read More
In past posts here on the Forum I have confessed that I regularly drink inexpensive wines. In fact, I have been doing less of that, lately, but last night I picked one out of the rack that, pretty much, blew me away; Epicuro 2009 Salice Salentino -- US$4.99 at Trader Joe's.This wine is a blend of Negroamaro (80%) and Malvasia Nera (20%) grapes... Read More
Strawberry, violets, melon and raspberry on the nose, creamy, oaky palette with notes of lemon and pomegranate, spicy, citrusy finish with notes of cherry. very quaffable. Read More