Posts Tagged ‘Red Wines’

Querceto Chianti Classico 2008 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes: Raspberry, floral notes, and some brine on the nose Medium bodied on the palate More raspberry with some tobacco and savory herbs on the finish Summary: This is a pure expression of Chianti Classico.  Recognizing the region’s wines have gotten richer and more expressive over the past 10 years, I recommend this as […]

Velenosi Quattro Mani Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2009 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes: Simple cherry and herbs on the nose Medium bodied on the palate Plum and smoke notes on the finish Summary: This is a simple Montepulciano d’Abruzzo.  It has some basic fruit character but is not as good as many of the others.  These red wines from Italy are great values in general, so […]

Graffigna Malbec 2010

Graffigna “Centenario” Malbec 2010 | San Juan, Argentina Malbec has taken the USA by storm over the past few years; it’s becoming this generation’s Merlot. With so many examples in varying styles coming up from Argentina — and more recently, from other areas of the globe — it’s important to me, for selfish reasons, to […]

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