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Pizzini Rosetta 2016

Will the rise of rosé never end? We need a new apocalyptic name, like “Sauvalanche!” Anyway, when it’s done right, it’s done right. This Italian style example is made from Sangiovese grapes. 83 more words

Tasting Notes

2014 Capanna Rosso Di Montalcino

100% Sangiovese. Warm and meaty on the nose with bright dark cherry, leather, hay, white flowers and savory spices. Supple up front with fine minerals supporting. 18 more words


Sangiovese and Sausage

The Goatfather and Sicilian Rice Ball Casserole

Sangiovese is a red grape mostly seen in central Italy. Directly translates to “blood of Jove”. Seen a lot in blends such as Chianti, Carmignano, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and Morellino di Scansano.  754 more words


The Random Samples (Imports)—1/9/17

It is time for another edition of “Random Samples”–I occasionally get samples from marketing agencies and/or producers, and these can often be grouped together into some sort of over-arching theme:  707 more words


The Wine List #39: Sangiovese

The Wine List is my retirement project to sample wine made from the main grape varieties listed in Hugh Johnson’s Pocket Wine Book.

The wine: 92 more words

The Wine List

Isole e Olena Chianti Classico DOCG 2013

Estate: Isole e Olena was established in 1950 when the De Marchi family purchased and combined two adjoining estates, ‘Isole’ and ‘Olena’, each of which dated back hundreds of years. 220 more words


2011 Hearthstone Estate "Paso Superiore"

Paso Robles (Adelaida), CA; 14.8% AVB
Received as a sample for review from Palo Alto on December 27th.

I had the good fortune to be doing some shopping at the Palo Alto store when the Hearthstone Estate wines arrived, and Joe passed me this one as well as the Lodestone (Rhone blend) for review.  274 more words