Daily Archives: February 29, 2024

Postcard From Sannio, Part 3: …And All the Rest

[ad_1] The post Postcard From Sannio, Part 3: …And All the Rest appeared first on 1 Wine Dude. This is the third (and final) entry in my three-part wrap-up of recent media jaunt to Sannio in southern Italy (check out Part 1 and Part 2 if you haven’t already). Today, we’ll put a bow on things from this little slice …

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Il Caggio’s Ipsus: A Tuscan wine legend in the making

[ad_1] Photo Credit: Ellen Richardson / Decanter For Giovanni Mazzei, winemaking and Sangiovese is in his blood. The eldest son of Filippo Mazzei, CEO of Marchesi Mazzei wines, his family has owned Castello Fonterutoli in the heart of Chianti Classico for 600 years. The first known reference to Chianti as a wine-producing region – dated 16 December 1398 – was …

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Antinori Umbria White Castello della Sala Cervaro della Sala 2021 $85 (93 points)

[ad_1] Lithe and graceful, this balanced, medium-bodied white offers concentrated notes of glazed apple, grilled macadamia nut, pastry cream and white blossoms. Shows a streak of salinity, which works in conjunction with lemon peel–infused acidity to sculpt and focus this through to the persistent, spiced finish. Chardonnay and Grechetto. Drink now through 2031. 2,000 cases imported. [ad_2] Source : 8e06f3f373f222edf13ea31e4dfcc0c2

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