Daily Archives: July 10, 2010

Allegrini Palazzo della Torre 2006

Allegrini, Veronese IGT, Palazzo Della Torre 2006 The nose features fruit of a New World character with the complexity of fresh berries and those of a more raisined nature. In the mouth this wine is supple, featuring ripe tannins and … Continue reading

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Masi Amarone Costasera 2006

Masi, Amarone della Valpolicella Classico, Costasera 2006 The fruit shows both a fresh and a lightly-stewed and evolved, complex character in the nose. In the mouth the texture is velvety, with almost a sweet appearance to the fruit. Like the … Continue reading

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New and Old World Gewurztraminer

This flight features two very different incarnations of this grape; both well-done yet very different. Domaine Zind Humbrecht, Alsace, Gewurztraminer 2008 The nose features roses galore, a spicy floral production with honey and tropical fruit in the mix as well. … Continue reading

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Little Vineyards Petite Sirah

Little Vineyards, Sonoma Valley, Petite Sirah 2007 The nose smells sweetly of oak and jammy black fruits. In the mouth you’ll find a significant expression of tannin as is often the case with Petite with lots of black fruit to … Continue reading

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