Daily Archives: March 3, 2024

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 2/25/24

[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 this week with a rare and special wine. The Cusumano family of sicily, …

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Domaine Parent: A benchmark Pommard domaine

[ad_1] Credit: Domaine Parent The wines of Pommard have long suffered from a less-exalted reputation compared to the more delicate wines of neighbouring Volnay, just to the south. They are often considered burly and chunky compared to the lacey wines of Volnay. The different character, which indeed is a powerful and persuasive argument for terroir, comes, in large measure, from …

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Poliziano Maremma Toscana Mandrone di Lohsa 2019 $52 (94 points)

[ad_1] A stylish red, this evokes black currant, blackberry, plum and iron flavors, with accents of pencil shavings and toasty oak. Tightly knit, balanced and long on the finish. Should be even more expressive with a little age. Cabernet Sauvignon, Alicante Bouschet, Carignano and Petit Verdot. Best from 2025 through 2038. 1,250 cases made, 50 cases imported. [ad_2] Source : …

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