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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Nero d'Avola

    History of the grape: The name translates to “Black [grape] of Avola,” referring to the town in Sicily where it was f...

  • Pinot Blanc

    History of the grape: Pinot Blanc was first grown in Burgundy and Champagne, France, and can be traced by some source...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

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  • One of the first things that comes to mind when a consumer envisions a winery ... of European oak can be from Quercus robur or Quercus petraea and American oak is typically Quercus alba. French oak is typically the most prized of the European oaks due to the fine nature of tannins although it is from the same species as the Central European tr... Read More

    From the article Your Wine: It's All About the Oak!

  • Read this and thought I would share: http://www.winespectator.com/webfeature/show/id/47742. Read More

    Forum post in the topic Interesting Post from WS

  • First of all, THANK YOU to all the Snooth regulars who have been honing my ... ... Boga (tempranillo), '08Quercus (tempranillo), '06Bodegas LAN Gran Reserva (tempranillo, garnache), '03 I did feel obliged and honor to mention to these people that my wine skills - as young as they are - hails from the experts and mentors-of-sorts from Snooth.co... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Spanish Wine Madness

  • Naked Grape Shiraz 2005


    This was a very smooth wine. Tried it whilst in Banff, Alberta. Comparable to a 2007 Quercus Cab Sav. Recommended, Read More

    Wine review by Buffytheslayr

  • On a recent trip to Puglia, Italy, I was fortunate to taste through the wines ... out more.Terra Maiorum2007 Quercus Nero di Troia$NAAromatic with tea leaves accenting the candied, vanilla-sugar sweetened blueberry aromas. Quite refined in the mouth and full of dark fruits but a bit anonymous with a slightly sticky finish rich with sweet, toas... Read More

    From the article Wines from Puglia, Italy

  • Quercus Rebula Goriska Brda Blanc 2008


    No written review

    Wine review by gzan53

  • Quercus Rebula Goriska Brda Blanc 2008


    One of the best of the wines I tasted while staying in Slovenia. I have enjoyed various wines from the Goriska Brda region and cooperation, but so far this beats the rest. Fits very well to delicate fish. Interesting to see such good wine made by the largest producer in the country... Read More

    Wine review by wolszczak

  • In our last Wine 101 email, we talked about the science of how Oak affects a ... used to refer to the species Quercus alba, which grows In the US, as well as other regions. One of the main differences between the two families of oaks is the density of the wood, referred to as the tightness of the grain, as well as the porosity afforded by that... Read More

    From the article Wine 101 - Oak Part Three: Structure and Seasoning

  • Oak has played a fundamental role in winemaking for centuries, first as a ... ... as a ... American Oak (AKA Quercus Alba), is a rather wide grained oak with assertive flavors and relatively low porosity. It is high in lactones that can have a sweetening effect on wine. Typical classic descriptors for flavors imparted by American oak include:... Read More

    From the article Wine 101 - Oak Part Two: There's Oak and then there's Oak.

  • Goriska Brda Quercus Beli Pinot 2008


    somehow I could not get used to the tanin and russian champagne like taste Read More

    Wine review by wolszczak

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