Sangiovese

    2009 Biondi-Santi Tenuta Greppo Annata Brunello di Montalcino...

    2009 Biondi-Santi Tenuta Greppo Annata Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Mmm.. this is some good stuff ...

    19 readers - By Shiba Sommelier

    6 Fantastically Refreshing Rosé Under $12 Plus FREE SHIPPING From Marketview Liquor!

    A who's who list of the best rosé under $12: the 2013 Yalumba Y Series Sangiovese Rosé, the 2012 Las Rocas Garnacha Rosé, the 2013 Domaine Houchart Cotes de Provence Rosé, the 2013 DeMorgenzon DMZ Cabernet Rosé, the 2013 Kanonkop Kadette Pinotage Rosé and the 2013 Crios Rosé of Malbec.

    16 readers - By The Reverse Wine Snob

      Castello Banfi Rosso di Montalcino – Balanced and Beautiful

      CheapWineRatings.com - - 9 readers - I’m a big fan of Italian wines.  If the price of wine were no a consideration I’d be drinking Brunello di Montalcino on a regular basis.  But money is a consideration.  So fortunately, there’s Rosso di Montalcino. Both Brunello di Montalcino and Rosso di Montalcino are made from sangiovese grown in the vineyards surrounding the Italian town of Montalcino.

      Arizona Stronghold 2011 “Mangus” Red Wine

      Toledo Wines and Vines - - 8 readers - If you’ve never had a wine from Arizona, you are not alone. I never did until the recent Wine Blogger Conference and I was intrigued. When I had the chance to pick a bottle from Arizona Stronghold Vineyards recently at Churchill’s, I didn’t hesitate. Arizona Stronghold wines come from the land of Apache Chief Cochise.

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      Ageing Report: Seghesio Sangiovese 2007

      …-drinking experience. So, on occasion, I think it is useful to write about wines that have been cellared, especially when we can answer questions about wines that lack the reputation of being age-worthy. We know that quality Sangiovese will age well—Brunello di Montalcino and Chianti Classico Reserva, despite some inconsistency, are among the world’s…

      By Edible Arts

      Favorite Wines for Labor Day Weekend

      … to a picnic in the park or to share on your back porch with guests who drop by. You’ll also need a wine which pairs beautifully with your artful and tasty creation. How about the Maremma Diavola 2011? Sangiovese is one of my favorite grapes thanks to its smooth tannins, medium acidity and easy drinking style. Intense aromas of cherries, juicy red…

      3 readers - By Grape Experiences

      Foro Chianti

      …When life gives you lemons (but you forgot the vodka and gin at your cousin’s house) you go pick up and old reliable Chianti. I need to report I’ve been in a bit of a lull for the past few months and I can’t say I’ve quite shaken it but on this night, in this moment relaxing in my recently clean studio, Billie Holiday on my iTunes, and Red Velvet…

      5 readers - By Cheese N Truffles

      Sommavite, Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Italia, 2008, 14% abv, US$19.99 @ Trader Joe’s

      …I will admit to having experienced a small amount of panic when I opened this because of some extra alcoholic vapours and concerns about faults. But those literally blew over and off and although the cork was grainy and falling apart, the wine emerged unscathed once we allowed it to unwind, relax and slip on some comfy shoes. After it opened up…

      5 readers - By winellama

      2009 Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Brunellos make...

      …2009 Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Brunellos make me HAPPY! Yummy combo of tart black fruit and ripe red fruit on the palate with earth, leather saddle, dried charcuterie, and fennel all on the nose! Very well-balanced on the palate with relatively gentle acidity. Red cherries, strawberries, and black cherries with hints of leather and mushrooms. 4/5 bones $$$$ Sangiovese 14% abv Tuscany, ITALY…

      By Shiba Sommelier

      Stay Rad Wine Blog TV Episode 140: Chianti Rufina and a Burger

      …In this episode, Jeff pairs this Chianti Rufina sample with his guacamole burger… Wine Tasted: Nipozzano 2010 Chianti Rufina Riserva Stay Rad, Jeff What’s your favorite Chianti Rufina? How did it compare to other Chianti and Chianti Classicos you’ve tried? Leave a comment and let us know…

      5 readers - By Stay Rad

      Favorite Wines for Al Fresco Dining

      … regions for Sangiovese.  Piccini has created a delicious wine of 100% Sangiovese Grosso and this wine will complement the flavors of any tomato based dishes, pastas, roasts, or pork you may enjoy while you dine under the stars.  On the nose, I found cherries, herbs, earth, and soft, sweet spices.  An intense flavor profile featured red fruit, more…

      7 readers - By Grape Experiences

      Arizona Stronghold 2011 “Mangus” Red Wine

      … featuring 69% Sangiovese, 13% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Petite Verdot and 2% Cabernet Franc. It checks in with a 14.5% alcohol level. This wine has plenty of lush fruit with cranberry and dried cherry being prominent. On the palate there are some dusty spices that give it a rustic appeal and elevate the quality of the wine. Mangus is a very…

      8 readers - By Toledo Wines and Vines

      1995 Casanova di Neri Tenuto Nuova Brunello di Montalcino...

      … 1995 Casanova di Neri Tenuto Nuova Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Feeling slightly bashful around a Casanova… Red currants and black cherries. Horse and leather on the nose with cardamom and cinnamon. Hint of purple flowers. Mushrooms and cinghiale. Tannins are very present and drying on the palate. Tart cherries with more wood, earth, and mushroom notes.  3/5 bones $$$$ Sangiovese 13.5% abv Tuscany, ITALY …

      11 readers - By Shiba Sommelier

      Wine and Dine: Cecchi Chianti Classico 2010 and Vegetable Lasagna

      … This year I joined a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program.  Every other week I receive a large box of vegetables and herbs which have just been harvested…corn on the cob, zucchini, carrots, cucumbers, beets, broccoli, swiss chard, basil, anise, lettuces, and more.  And I love it!  The health benefits of these fresh vegetables…

      10 readers - By Grape Experiences

      Castello Banfi Rosso di Montalcino – Balanced and Beautiful

      … I’m a big fan of Italian wines.  If the price of wine were no a consideration I’d be drinking Brunello di Montalcino on a regular basis.  But money is a consideration.  So fortunately, there’s Rosso di Montalcino. Both Brunello di Montalcino and Rosso di Montalcino are made from sangiovese grown in the vineyards surrounding the Italian town…

      9 readers - By CheapWineRatings.com

      2009 Biondi-Santi Tenuta Greppo Annata Brunello di Montalcino...

      … 2009 Biondi-Santi Tenuta Greppo Annata Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Mmm.. this is some good stuff. Potpourri, dried red cherries, and barnyard on the nose with a hint of mint and parsley. Tart and fresh red berries initially on the palate, followed by some earth and flowers. Tart fruit finish. Very velvety feel.  4/5 bones $$$$$ Sangiovese 13.5% abv Tuscany, ITALY …

      19 readers - By Shiba Sommelier

      Westport Winery – A Coast Traveler’s Dream

      … body, with a soft mouthfeel. Some sweet spice and honey to go along with the mandarin orange flavour.  A bit heavier, mouth filling, compared to the Pinot Gris. Rating: Smoky Nor’wester 2012 – A blend of Sangiovese and Petite Sirah, this wine has aromas of raspberries.  Medium plus body, dry with raspberry,cassis flavours up front, with dried…

      8 readers - By MyWinePal
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