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Castello d'Albola Chianti Classico DOCG 2011

Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy

95% sangiovese

5% canaiol

13.0% alcohol

Opened 7 Dec 2017

els 8.8/10

JS 91

WS 90

RP 87

The Castello d’Abola estate, drastically renamed Castello di Albola, located in the village of Radda, is smack dab in the middle of the Chianti Classico DOCG. 247 more words

Red Wine

Is Everyone Italian In New Jersey? Introduction to Castello Di Gabbiano

Practice your best MUZZ-A-REL shtick because I am about to talk Italian…

I spoke at a wine dinner the other evening with eight different, very high end, wines from all over the world.   597 more words


The Random Samples (Domestic)—11/15/2017

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:  838 more words


Di Majo Norante Sangiovese 2012

Now that I’m back in the trenches sipping vino, I hope to continue my exploration of the Sangiovese varietal.  I will continue exploring other wines as well, of course.  120 more words


Wine Review: Sangiovese di Toscana, Il Bastardo

I see other people giving Il Bastardo good reviews but I do not concur. Granted, I don’t actually know what Sangiovese wine is supposed to taste like but I’m assuming this is… 19 more words

Wicked Wine Reviews

Defense for a PHD

Can we say that we are proud, to have a PHD in the family? Well we are and we attended a defense seminar for the degree by our niece. 586 more words


San Felice Campogiovanni Brunello di Montalcino DOCG 2012, Tuscany, Italy

I really loved the 2010 Campogiovanni when I drank it last year.  So much so that I bought six bottles of the 2012 on spec.  It got great ratings (96 WS), was priced right at $45 and delivered free. 177 more words