Daily Archives: July 6, 2024

Vinography Images: My Other Favorite Kind of Library

As a kid, I spent a lot of time in libraries. They’re still among my favorite places in the world, though now the appeal of air conditioning, free wi-fi, and public restrooms have become as much a part of the appreciation as the love of reading they support. Of course, these days, there’s another kind of library that is close …

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 6/30/24

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. This past week included a few nice bottles of Chardonnay. Let’s start with two from …

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Rust en Vrede Syrah Stellenbosch 2021 $42 (93 points)

A refined red, with a sense of poise to the integration of its rich, focused cherry and plum fruit. Shows hints of mocha, anise, wild sage and Earl Grey tea leaf, offering muscular tannins akin to the limber power of a gymnast. Long, fresh and well-spiced on the finish. Drink now through 2034. 100 cases imported. Source : cb02286e7de41088576ebeebc1b454d6

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Cantina Terlano Alto Adige Cuvée Terlaner 2023 $36 (92 points)

This fresh, minerally white offers both expression and restraint, with fine interplay between the well-cut acidity and flavors of yellow peach, glazed tangerine, pink grapefruit, green almond, jasmine and milled white pepper. Long and mouthwatering, with a salty tang cleaning the fragrant finish. Pinot Bianco, Chardonnay and Sauvignon. Drink now through 2033. 22,000 cases made, 1,167 cases imported. Source : …

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