Italy

2016 Vini Forno Greco di Tufo Greco di Tufo

Grade: 
B+
Score: 
87

Light medium gold in color.  The nose is chalky with minerality.  Soft texture.  Nice green apples on the palate.  Ok acidity.  Easy drinking and food friendly.  Solid

2015 Tenute Arnaces Vigneto Pinot Grigio Campo dei Gelsi Venezie IGT, Italy, Veneto - Wine Review

Grade: 
B
Score: 
87

Light silvery gold in color.  The nose is grassy and reminiscent of a Sauvignon Blanc.  Slightly oily in texture.  More about mninerals on the palate.  Some tart tropical fruit.

NV Baglio Baiata Alagna Vermouth Bianco, Italy, Sicily - Wine Review

Grade: 
A-
Score: 
91

What an excellent Vermouth.  I love the botanicals here.  Its a perfect match with Gin.  S fragrant.  Mixed with a Cava, it made a really nice drink.  Looking to step up a

2014 Gardiz Prosecc, Italy, Veneto, Prosecco di Valdobbiadene - Wine Review

Grade: 
B+
Score: 
88

Prosecco has some of the best values in Sparkling wine.  You can get very nice bottles like this one for under $15.  Perfect for parties.  Light golden in color.  The nose has s

2014 Ronca Corvina, Italy, Veneto - Wine Review

Grade: 
A-
Score: 
91

Even just a hair better than the Bardolino, this Corvino is excellent.  It retails for $17.  Ruby in color.  The nose shows cherries and leather.  On the palate, this has ripe c

2015 Ronca Bardolino, Italy, Veneto - Wine Review

Grade: 
A-
Score: 
91

Outstanding value.  This wine retails for $15 and is outstanding.  Light ruby in color.  The nose has cherries with slight minerals and slight tea.  On the palate, it shows more

2009 Torre Raone Montepulciano d'Abruzzo San Zopito, Italy - Wine Review

Grade: 
A-
Score: 
92

This is a step up from most MdA's.  Very good.  it is ripe and there is a slight ripe/sweetness to it.  It is delicious.  Purple in color.  The nose has plums and sandalwoo

2015 Torre Raone Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Lucanto, Italy - Wine Review

Grade: 
B+
Score: 
89

Ruby/purple in color.  The nose has plums and spice.  Tannic.  Plums on the palate.  The finish is nice but there is some char on it.  Good acidity.  A nice MdA. 

1997 Fontodi Chianti Classico Riserva Vigna del Sorbo

Grade: 
A+
Score: 
98

OMG.  This bottle was opened about 3 hours prior to drinking and decanted about 20 minutes prior (mostly for sediment).  I was just blown away.  I thought it would be good, even grea

2016 Fratelli Grati Chianti Classico G, Italy, Tuscany

Grade: 
B
Score: 
87

Ruby in color.  The nose has cherries and dust.  On the palate, this has sweet cherry fruit.  A bit one dimensional but nice enough.

Syndicate content