Daily Archives: February 25, 2024

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 2/18/24

[ad_1] Hello and welcome to my weekly dig through the pile of wine samples that show up asking to be tasted. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of Vinography Unboxed, where I highlight some of the better bottles that have crossed my doorstep recently. Let’s start with some interesting whites. Merriam Vineyards has been making wine in Sonoma …

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Istine: Angela Fronti’s Elegant Chianti Classico Wines

[ad_1] Winemaker Angela Fronti Established by the Fronti family in the 1980s, the family’s wine was sold in bulk to other wineries until 2009 when winemaker Angela Fronti created the Istine label. The winery’s home is Radda in Chianti, but it also has vineyards in Gaiole. Beginning in 2012, Istine began producing three single vineyard wines—Vigna Istine, Vigna Casanova dell’Aia, …

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Caballo Loco: Profile of a Chilean icon and 12 wines to try 

[ad_1] Caballo Loco Number 19 The name ‘caballo loco’ means ‘crazy horse’ in Spanish – and there was certainly an element of craziness to Viña Valdivieso’s flagship wine, when the concept was first conceived. ‘It breaks the paradigms of premium red wines,’ admits Caballo Loco co-founder Christian Sotomayor. Instead of choosing a single red variety from a prestigious single vineyard …

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DeLille Le Dessein Columbia Valley 2021 $45 (93 points)

[ad_1] A graceful, detailed blend, with supple raspberry and blueberry flavors accented by garrigue, licorice and black pepper. Ends with polished tannins. Mourvèdre, Grenache and Syrah. Drink now through 2031. 1,400 cases made. [ad_2] Source : c2803942bb90f453bb127a98acc620bc

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