Monte

23076 SUMMIT RD
LOS GATOS, CA 95033
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  • Sangiovese

    Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...

  • Verdicchio

    Verdicchio is considered to be its native region’s most interesting white variety. Its history typifies the evolution...

  • Nebbiolo

    History of the grape: Two schools of thought exist as to the origins of Nebbiolo (which means “little fog” either for...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Barbera

    History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...

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  • Monte Rossa Franciacorta Cabochon Brut 2011

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    Toasted marshmallow and oak notes on the nose with pie crust and warm biscuit aromas with hints of baked apple. Smooth and creamy texture on entry with a lively mid palate of lemon zest, sharp acidity and honey butter, this is full of fruit flavors of apple and pear, grapefruit pith and a touch of smoke that lingers on an earthy tingling sourdou... Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Casa Santos Lima Tinto Reserva Do Monte 2012

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    Good price point. Drink day 1-2. A bit drier for a Portugese wine, but nontheless good with a nice staying power. Read More

    Wine review by connie7899


  • Seghesio Zinfandel Monte Rosso 2013

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    Pleasant ripe red fruit/berries on entry. Some spritziness on the tip and the edges of the tonguenot distracting and, in fact, adds another dimension to the wine. Under control but enjoyable tannin. Some of the old bramble sensation that described all Zins in the 1980s. A kind of a menthol sensation way in the back of the palate. Just a ver... Read More

    Wine review by EMark


  • Peggy and I celebrated our anniversary, this week, up in Cambria.  Other ... WIne Access, the Seghesio Monte Rossos that I'd ordered. The delivery season will kick into high gear, next wee Read More

    Forum post in the topic What have you bought lately?


  • My PC crapped on my the other day.  That is why I have been AWOL.Over the ... Carlise and Bedrock.I have Monte Rosso's from Bedrock, Carlisle and Seghesio.The winemakers at Bedrock. Carlisle, Limerick Lane seem to enjoy making wines with each others' grapes. Iv'e also, over the years, had Chardonnays from multiple makers from Sangiacomo and Hy... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Taste Comparison: Same...


  • Sounds like we do need a trip to Greece after all.  Maybe in ... create a ... create a hill now named Monte Testaccio, 45 m (148 ft) high and more than 1 kilometre in circumference.&quo Read More

    Forum post in the topic Greek Winemaking


  • Time for some horizontal tasting.  This topic is specifically to address commonalities and differences between the same grape varietal (or blend) and same year of bottling, but at different wineries or different vineyards of the same winery.  Take a picture of your two or more bottle comparisons and tell us which is better.  If you can, provide ... Read More

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  • OK, I'm back on station.In catching up with my e-mail, yesterday, I saw ... ... Access for 2013 Seghesio Monte Rosson Zin.  I was so pleased with the 2013 Seghesio/Pagani Zin that I bought a few weeks ago (also from Wine Access) that I signed up for a couple of thes Read More

    Forum post in the topic What have you bought lately?


  • Or in this case, ancient Greek wine. Interesting to consider the origins of the wine culture we currently enjoy. Not that it's exactly a straight line from back then to our here and now, but theirs are some of the earliest recountings available to us of winemaking and enjoyment.Was re-reading Hesiod's 'Works and Days' and found myself paying gre... Read More

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  • A 1951 Bealieu Georges de Latour, anyone? '89 Montebello also looking good. Unfortunately the Snooth editor doesn't like the tabular formatting I tried to paste into it...  1951 (!!) to 1999! Plenty of goodies for those who need a well-aged bottle of ambrosia! KILLER PRICES, too!! Dear Oenophile,I've said many times that aged Napa Cabernet is my... Read More

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