SANGIOVESE

    The Montepulciano Brothers - Avignonesi Rosso di Montepulciano and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano

    Two can't miss wines from Avignonesi. This post brought to you by: Get the Concha Y Toro Gran Reserva Serie Riberas Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 for just $15.99 plus FREE SHIPPING on any size order! While many of you are probably familiar with Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, if yo...

    14 readers - By The Reverse Wine Snob

    Tenuta Di Arceno Strada al Sasso Chianti Classico Riserva 2007 - Fantastico!

    BULK BUY! A Sangiovese lover's dream. 100% Sangiovese from Chianti, Italy. SRP of $36 with an average price on Wine-Searcher of $32. 797 cases produced. Imported by Majestic Imports. This review is sponsored by CorkExclusive where you can get the Tenuta Di Arceno Strada al ...

    13 readers - By The Reverse Wine Snob

      Westport Winery – A Coast Traveler’s Dream

      MyWinePal - - 8 readers - A selection of Westport Winery wines with medals Whenever I travel, I always keep an eye open for wineries in the area.  Recently I visited the very southwestern corner of Washington State, around Aberdeen.  I read in a to...

      Ghost Pines 2011 Red Blend

      The Wit Is Out - - 7 readers - I received this as a Christmas gift in 2013 (yeah I know – what took me so long?) and has a delectable blend of Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Sirah, Merlot & Sangiovese grape varietals ...

      Il Fauno Di Arcanum, IGT, Toscana, Italy, 2008, 14% abv

      winellama - - 5 readers - Oh happy day – a Supertuscan wine from the Castelnuovo Beradenga region of Chianti Classico that has been declassified to IGT status because it’s a blend of 62 Merlot, 23 Cab Sauvignon, 8 Cab Franc, 6 Sangiovese and 1% Petit V...

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      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

      Monteraponi Chianti Classico Riserva “Baron’ Ugo” 2009

      … Chianti is too often viewed as a monolithic brand rather than a region with variation and terroir. The fault lies with the history of poor quality, cheap wines and the massive expansion of the Chianti DOCG. But since 1996, regulators have shipped Chianti Classico (the smaller, original region) back into shape, allowing 100% Sangiovese based wines…

      8 readers - By Just Grapes

      Il Fauno Di Arcanum, IGT, Toscana, Italy, 2008, 14% abv

      … Oh happy day – a Supertuscan wine from the Castelnuovo Beradenga region of Chianti Classico that has been declassified to IGT status because it’s a blend of 62 Merlot, 23 Cab Sauvignon, 8 Cab Franc, 6 Sangiovese and 1% Petit Verdot. This wine is clear and bright, deep ruby with legs.  The nose is clean and youthful with medium plus intensity…

      5 readers - By winellama

      Tales From: My Last Night in Dry Creek Valley

      …In my first 32 hours in Dry Creek Valley, I had accomplished plenty: A bike ride through the Valley A 3 hour tasting at Ridge Lytton Springs A private tasting with wine growers and wine makers: Erik Miller and Randy Peters … Continue reading…

      3 readers - By the drunken cyclist

      Ghost Pines 2011 Red Blend

      … I received this as a Christmas gift in 2013 (yeah I know – what took me so long?) and has a delectable blend of Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Sirah, Merlot & Sangiovese grape varietals from Sonoma County (56%), Joaquin County (23%) and Napa County (21%) which yielded a deep garnet color with an alcohol…

      7 readers - By The Wit Is Out

      Tenuta Di Arceno Strada al Sasso Chianti Classico Riserva 2007 - Fantastico!

      …BULK BUY! A Sangiovese lover's dream. 100% Sangiovese from Chianti, Italy. SRP of $36 with an average price on Wine-Searcher of $32. 797 cases produced. Imported by Majestic Imports. This review is sponsored by CorkExclusive where you can get the Tenuta Di Arceno Strada al Sasso Chianti Classico Riserva 2007 for just $17.99 plus FREE SHIPPING…

      13 readers - By The Reverse Wine Snob

      Challenging Wine Pairing: Gnocchi

      … While gnocchi does not receive as much attention as other pastas, potato gnocchi has become popular and frequently appears on restaurant menus. In fact, in the past year, I have enjoyed delicious gnocchi both in Italy and here in Seattle. Since we Wine Peeps enjoy Italian food very much, I decided to prepare a challenging wine pairing meal using…

      1 readers - By Wine Peeps

      Quick Sip: La Massa 2011 Toscana

      …, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, with the centerpiece of Tuscany, Sangiovese, as well as a splash of Alicante Bouschet. The La Massa 2011 Toscana represents good value for the money and is an ideal choice for everyday drinking or the dinner table. For further information and where you can find this wine, please see my tasting notes below La Massa…

      1 readers - By My Vine Spot

      Wine of the week 4 – Zalze Sangiovese

      …Finding the unexpected in wine is always such a delight for me that I can get really quite excited, especially when the wine involved is a total bargain as well. I love Kleine Zalze. It’s a beautiful estate in South … Continue reading…

      2 readers - By Quentin Sadler's Wine Page

      Vino Dei Fratelli offers a Broad Array of Tasty Italian Values

      … Lately, I’ve tasted quite a bit of Italian wine. The wines I’ve tasted recently represent a real cross section of what’s available from Italy — they’re all over the spectrum in terms of price points, grapes used and style. And at the end of the day that’s really a microcosm of what Italy produces, which is great variety. The Vino Dei Fratelli line…

      1 readers - By Gabe's View

      Wine Tasting Event With Howard Soon Of Sandhill Wines

      … great run down of the vineyards they draw their grapes from and it was really interesting to see the variance of temperature, climate, and varieties being grown.  He was very generous with his time talking about the challenges of growing grapes like Sangiovese and Barbera in the Okanagan.  He showed us pictures of the cliffs at the base…

      3 readers - By The Unfussy Wine Enthusiasts