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History of the grape: Viognier is thought to be an indigenous grape of Croatia that was brought to the Rhone in Franc...
History of the grape: Some believe Malbec is named after a Hungarian peasant who spread plantings along the French co...
British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...
The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...
“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
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When we talk about Zinfandel we often tend to focus on those most familiar to ... It’s also a relatively high altitude region for vines in this part of the country, with most of the vineyards laying over 1500 feet in elevation. The results in a bit of an intense, warm, and somewhat abbreviated growing season that produces pretty lush, powerful... Read More
In conversations about better Brunello producers, it's usually not long before the name Il Palazzone comes around. This is a winery that produces consistently excellent Brunello Di Montalcino, and a wonderful non-vintage Rosso of great value. So what is behind the consistency and quality for which Il Palazzone has come to be known? To answer th... Read More
There goes another paycheck. ****** "These are vineyard wines. Our responsibility is to safeguard the wine during its passage from vineyard to bottle and to protect it from too much wine-making" - Stephen Lagier & Carole Meredith. WOW! Protecting the wine from TOO MUCH WINE-MAKING! Think about that! Dear Oenophile, Let's begin with their... Read More
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So far I’ve worked my way through a pretty impressive set of wines that ... ... you see on offer. The high altitude vineyards on Mount Etna give wines that are are complex, rich in minerality and firmly structured. I don’t know of a better value for lovers of traditionally made wines. Frank Cornelissen Rosso del Contadino #10 $26-$28 Frank C... Read More
Not bad. Light for a cab. Could use more umph. Read More
Barbera, when you ask most people their initial reaction to the name might yield blank stares, or worse. While Barbera is capable of producing some impressive wines it is also all too capable of producing pretty bad wines, both with capable winemaking and without. The problem lies with Barbera’s incredibly high natural acidity, and the issues th... Read More
Hmm. It looks like I had some sort of high security feature set on my ... ... it as coming from high altitude, I was expecting something like something from the Mountains around Napa Valley--giant with enough tannin to leave splinters in your mouth--but that is way off. This was a 2009, and it is drinkable immediately. It does have tannin ... Read More
you can stand a pencil up in this wine.That's pretty funny NG.I assume you ... ... it as coming from high altitude, I was expecting something like something from the Mountains around Napa Valley--giant with enough tannin to leave splinters in your mouth--but that is way off. This was a 2009, and it is drinkable immediately. It does have tan... Read More
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