|Region:||Italy » Puglia » Puglia Igt|
30 min air time. Smooth, well-integrated, hearty, and balanced (however the balance tends to favor rich-tasting plummy, berry, smoky fruit). More tasty than aromatic. Nose of smoke, earthy dried fruit, compost, and a bit of fruit. Initial pulse of...
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Varietals Produced by La Corte View all
History of the grape: At some point in the 18th century, the grape was brought over to Italy from either Caucasus or ...
Cortese is a minor grape grown in the Piedmont region of Italy, used to make that region’s dry white wine known as ‘G...
History of the grape: Malvasia is one of those rabbit-like vines that likes to procreate, often spontaneously. For th...
History of the grape: The name is a combination of the Italian words for “black” and “bitter,” however, the latter de...
Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...
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Per the treasured tradition, the latest Brunello vintage was premiered at the annual Benvenuto Brunello tasting event in New York City this past week. Event attendees comprise a veritable who’s-who in the wine world, and it’s easy to understand why: The quality and poise of Brunello continues to grow year after year. Brunello is one of the wine ... Read More
Loved it. Rich and smooth. Exactly what I wanted from a Chianti. Read More
I took some heat last week for my less than glowing review of Brunello di Montalcino. While those wines were attractive, if you’re suggesting to people that they spend money on wines from Montalcino this year, my money is on the Rossos. I’m here to try and present the value proposition to readers. Sure values come in shapes and sizes, may they a... Read More
Full bodied red. Well balanced when I opened the bottle. As it sat in the fridge, I think it eroded my teeth with each drink. It got stronger and increasingly more acidic. Would try it again if I could finish the bottle my first time. Read More
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It was a nice wine. Sweeter than Zinfandel, a bit acidic. Read More
Was fortunate enough to attend a very well put together Amarone dinner in LA last night put on by a friend I met at a tasting last year. For those who don’t know, Amarone is a wine produced in Veneto, Italy, from mostly Corvina grapes along with 20-40% Rondinella and 5-25% Molinara. What makes these wines unique is that the grapes are basically ... Read More
This wine was surprisingly giving and alive, despite its advanced age (these things can go either way, as we know). Thankfully, this bottle aged with grace, and kept getting better in the glass. Excellent perfume and structure, with lip-smacking cherry, bark and almost hamlike, meaty flavors with some good residual acidity. If you're lucky enoug... Read More
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