Which Brunello 2019 should I drink when?

The strength of the 2019 vintage of Brunello di Montalcino is that it proposes wines to drink over a wide range of time.: many are immediately accessible, with earlier-drinking examples ready to enjoy over the next decade. Scroll down to see tasting notes and scores for all 15 Brunello wines Other wines might benefit from further ageing and will ultimately …

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Domaine Leflaive Mâcon-Verzé Le Monté 2021 $72 (91 points)

Reveals a slight hint of reduction, with Matchstick, smoke and mineral flavors shading a core of lemon and apple elements. Brisk and delineated, this is balanced, with a kiss of oak peeking through on the prolonged finish. Drink now through 2028. 4,250 cases made, 850 cases imported. Source : 2ea5f7df999a11a813204b49957edfaf

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Light

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Sunlit

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Liguria — Finale Ligure — Cian du Fèru

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a little red from the limestone coast of SA on the CSR

spelio has added a photo to the pool: Shiraz Cabernet 2007 vintage wine Rouge Homme IMG_8630 That is the Canning Stock Route for those in the rest of the world! Position very approx because of LACK of Detail on the pathetic outback maps on Flickr.. Our last camp at or near a well before turning back S, just to see …

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Vandal spills 60,000 litres of wine at Spanish winery – report

pumping over red wine in the tank. Spain’s Cepa 21 winery in Ribera del Duero has been targeted in an act of sabotage that reportedly sent 60,000 litres of wine gushing onto the cellar floor. Police from the country’s Guardia Civil were investigating the attack at the winery, located in Castrillo de Duero, Valladolid, which took place in the early …

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Stonyridge, Waiheke Island | Waiheke Island is the second-la…

Waiheke Island is the second-largest island in the Hauraki Gulf of New Zealand. Its ferry terminal in Matiatia Bay at the western end is 21.5 km from the central-city terminal in Auckland, with a frequent service. Waiheke has become important for high-quality boutique wineries.   The Stonyridge winery was founded in 1981 in the Onetangi Valley. It specialises in Bordeaux-blend …

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Burgundy wine fans queue for a month to get prized bottles

Tents set up outside Vinmonopolet’s store in Aker Brygge, Oslo. Tents have become a familiar winter fixture outside a main store of Norway’s Vinmonopolet retailer in Oslo, and a small group of Burgundy wine fans again braved sub-zero temperatures in January to lead the queue for new releases. In 2024, the first three campers turned up on New Year’s Day …

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Brunello di Montalcino 2019 – ‘spoiled for choice’: Full report

Brunello di Montalcino 2019 vintage rating: 5/5 A warm vintage without extremes, and rainfall at the optimal intervals. Long ripening and cool nights yielded perfumed wines with ripe tannins. Most are accessible now but possess structure for mid- to long-term ageing. When I visited Montalcino in November 2023, the recent harvest was still fresh in producers’ minds. Between the non-stop …

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Nik Weis St.-Urbans-Hof Riesling Kabinett Mosel Goldtröpfchen 2021 $37 (92 points)

A distinctive, off-dry white, with an intriguing mix of persimmon, honey water and perfumed floral notes set against zingy acidity and green tea accents. Shows a smoky, herbal thread that weaves through, while the inner density builds. Reveals hints of marzipan and white pepper on the finessed finish. Searing now, this needs time to fully harmonize. Best from 2025 through …

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Massolino Barolo 2019 $56 (93 points)

This red straddles the line between power and elegance, featuring delicate flavors of strawberry, cherry and rose hip, plus notes of earth, tar and iron. Finishes with more power and the grip of refined tannins, offering terrific balance and length. Best from 2026 through 2043. 7,080 cases made, 2,400 cases imported. Source : 59ed2b7139c629623a2aea313809db25

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At Last: Chianti Classico’s New UGA Classification

We just returned from the 2024 Anteprime Tuscana held in Florence where we tasted the first wines to be labeled using the new UGA (Unità Geografiche Aggiuntive) classification.  In 2021, the Consorzio Vino Chianti Classico approved the creation of 11 new regional classifications within Chianti Classico [see large map below]. Given the UGA requirements of a minimum of 30 months’ …

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 2/18/24

Hello and welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard-inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week. The Twilight of the American SommelierBecause the news on wine has been so good. …

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Slot Online: 3 Game Slot Terbaru yang Revolusioner. Slot online merupakan salah satu genre permainan yang paling populer di industri igaming. Dengan kemajuan teknologi dan kreativitas tanpa batas para pengembang, game slot terus menawarkan berbagai tema, fitur, dan mekanisme baru yang menjanjikan pengalaman bermain yang segar dan menarik bagi para pemain. Artikel ini akan membahas secara mendetail tentang tiga game …

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