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 ...

  • 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...

  • Verdicchio

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

  • 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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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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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  • Portal Do Minho Branco Vinho Verde 2015

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    I bought this bottle of wine from a local supermarket for £5. Vinho Verde got ... ... was made by the Caves do Monte co-operative group and is a blend of the loureiro,azai, and avesso grape varieties.I started my bottle last night with my quiche salad.My first impresion was of a 'fizzy' sensation as it is very slighly sparkling which is appa... Read More

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  • About to start my favorite weekend of the year.  Rest assured my fat butt ... ... Charlotte, Indianapolis, Monte Carlo.Life is good.So, to start it off: Oh, Em, Gee.  This is so good.  Light red fruit on entry.  Firm, supportive tannin for structure.  Nice acid for refreshment.  This is one of the few times that I regret not buying more of a g... Read More

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  • In 1991 the popularity of Zinfandel wasn’t a speck of what it is today. ... of it. Ravenswood 2002 Monte Rosso Vineyard Zinfandel (N/A) A compote of rich berry aromas emerge from the nose. The palate is soft, lush, and eminently approachable. Black cherry notes are in evidence but beginning their descent as secondary and tertiary characteristi... Read More

    From the article Fire up the barbecue. Zin is in.


  • What's the story, OT?  I missed it.Gallo has chosen not to renew Monte Rosso fruit contracts moving forward. '15 was the last year for most and '16 the last year for Bedrock. Read More

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