Daily Archives: November 10, 2007

Runs with Boar

Biserno, Insoglio del Cinghiale IGT 2005 Last weekend I tasted the 2004 vintage of this wine and it was supple, warm and loaded with oak. The 2005 is a similar animal – very approachable and more New World in style … Continue reading

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Altesino Brunello di Montalcino 2001 Earlier in the year one bottle was corked while the second was fine. That bottle was very complex, silky and evolved with a little less acidity than I expected, making it ready to drink without … Continue reading

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Desperately Seeking Goat Cheese

Jean Reverdy Sancerre La Reine Blanche 2006 My notes from the previous two vintages show a consistent thread of grapefruit and grass in a high acid frame; today’s 2006 bottle was again high acid with substantial minerality. Produced from vines … Continue reading

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