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The Vintage Cellar Wine Tasting (5 Wines)

Name: Fontana Candida Frascati

Variety: 60% Malvasia Bianca di Candia, 30% Trebbiano, 10% Malvasia del Lazio
Region: Friscati
Country: Italy
Year: Not Listed
Price: $5.95… 627 more words


When to Drink Your Chateauneuf du Pape

I love Chateauneuf du Pape…it is one of my favourite wines, for a whole bunch of reasons. Grenache-based, little or no influence by wood, can age for 10 – 20+ years in good vintages and – for a wine of high caliber – is still affordable for most people’s cellars (at $40 – $60 a bottle). 358 more words

The Pope, the mountain and the wolf: How Châteauneuf-du-Pape was redeemed

You know how you feel pressured to like a wine? Because it’s famous? Because it’s French? And because if you don’t like it, something is… 484 more words


A Cotes du Rhone to drink by the case

The 2012 Domaine La Manarine, Cotes du Rhone represents an ideal Cotes du Rhone for early drinking.   The estate was created in 2001 by Giles Gasq who had previously worked under Paul Jeune at Domaine Monpertuis.   155 more words

Tasting Notes And Wine Reviews

I Put A Red Wine in the Fridge by Mistake but Like the Result

For reasons that we had better not go into, I made an unfortunate mistake with a bottle of red Côtes du Rhône and put in the fridge to cool down for dinner (I had thought it was a white). 291 more words


Misplaced Missives #1 - Fire - JG

I realized belatedly that I never said what my Misplaced Missives are, and I figure there’s no better time to explain than at the beginning. Thus, down below is the first – not the first written but the first rewritten into my private journal. 350 more words


Some new reds from Domaine Chamfort

Vasco Perdigao, born in Paris of Portuguese parents, bought this winery in Sablet in 2007 with his wife, Sonia, after having left his parents’ hotel business in Paris and having worked in Condrieu and Gigondas. 351 more words

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