Millton Estate, La Cote Pinot Noir 2017, Gisborne, New Zealand
Tasting Note: Floral in all the right places, a pinot noir with some complexity and midpalate body.[Read more]
Millton Estate, Chenin Blanc 2017, Te Arai Vineyard, Gisborne, New Zealand
Tasting Note: A chenin blanc done in an indigenous-yeast-ferment style that yields depth of flavor.[Read more]
Slow Wine’s February 2020 New York tasting was quite beautiful.
I attended an education session on Cerasuolo d’Abruzzo, which produces rosé made from Montepulciano and is Italy’s first DOC dedicated to rosé in Italy (more about that later).
Here are my favorite wines from the event that was hosted at Eataly downtown.
Again, sauvignon blanc shined because of its grassy elements which I’m missing given the preponderance of overripe American sauvignon blanc.
Chalk Hill, Chardonnay 2018, Sonoma Coast, California
Tasting Note: A chardonnay that pairs stonefruit with just the lightest touch of oak reminiscent of white Burgundy.[Read more]
Domaine Bousquet, Gaia Red Blend 2018, Tupungato, Mendoza, Argentina
Tasting Note: A voluptuous red blend filled with ripe, black-fruit flavor integration.[Read more]
Sonoris, Burney’s Blend 2009, Columbia Valley, Washington
Tasting Note: A rich, fruit-forward, comforting red blend from Columbia Valley.[Read more]
My favorite wines from the February Benvenuto Brunello 2020 winetasting in New York.
Sunce Winery & Vineyard, Chateau la Sunce 2017, North Coast, California
Tasting Note: Behold the rare and delicious syrah-petit sirah-mourvedre red blend.[Read more]
Pierre Jacques Druet, Clos de Danzay Chinon 2004, Loire, France
Tasting Note: An aged Chinon that expresses the beauty of cabernet franc restraint.[Read more]
A Rare Bodega Norton Gernot Langes Vertical Tasting and Other 125th Anniversary Gems
Mendoza, Argentina is one of my all-time, favorite wine regions to visit.[Read more]