Located between Sant’ Angelo in Colle and Castenuovo dell’Abate, on a plateau facing Val d’Orcia and Mount Amiata. In 1950, my great grandfather Zefiro fell in love with Montalcino and… Read more Rosso di Montalcino, Podere del Visciolo, 2016 →
This is a beauty from one of the most highly regarded California Pinot Noir producers. Ripe and expressive, there is no shortage of sweet citrus and tropical fruit on the… Read more Merry Edwards Sauvignon Blanc, 2016 →
Drink now. Open and expressive, this Cab goes back to the days when the actual Mondavi family was still running things at Robert Mondavi Winery. Brick color gives way to… Read more Robert Mondavi, Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve, 1996 →
Cherries, iodine and mulch. Medium-bodied and dry with an incredible balance between ripe fruit and dusty earth. This taster enjoyed the wine with a classic carbonara. W.M.
Dense, concentrated and still quite youthful, this wine hails from historic Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars first Estate vineyard planted to Cabernet Sauvignon in the eponymous district of Southeastern Napa. Very… Read more Stag’s Leap Fay. Cabernet Sauvignon 2002. →
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Elegant estate bottled Rhône blend by the Perrin family (of CDP’s Château de Beaucastel) from their Paso Robles property. Pale ruby with aromatics reminiscent of ripe raspberries, morello cherries and… Read more Tablas Creek Esprit 2012 →
Nearly pitch black at its core, this old vines Grenache brings a bouquet of cooked red berries, white pepper and crushed stone. Full and structured with a mouth-drying finish. William… Read more Domaine Grand Veneur, CDP, les origines, 2010 →