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29 March, 2013

Country Vintner 2013 Trade Show Finds

Posted in : Beverage, Events, Merlot, Other Red Blends, Pinot Grigio / Pinot Gris, Product Reviews, Red Wine, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, Valpolicella, White Wine, Wine on by : becca

Country Vintner 2013 Trade Show Finds Last week, I attended the Country Vintner’s 2013 Trade Show stop at the Cookery, one of a few stops they made in the state to show off their current portfolio of wines to local restaurants and wine purchasers from all over. The Country Vintner is a large wine sales
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16 November, 2009

Il Valore Sangiovese 2008 — Wine Review

Comments : 2 Posted in : Red Wine, Sangiovese on by : becca

Wine: Il Valore Sangiovese 2008 Region:  Puglia, Italy I smell clove and nectarines. The nectarine is replaced by black raspberry as I drink it but neither fruit is the star.  Rather, they are encased by a clove shell that dominates the glass.  I think it’s a fabulous combination of spice and fruit, in just the
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26 April, 2007

Santa Cristina Sangiovese 2005

Santa Cristina Sangiovese 2005
Posted in : Red Wine, Sangiovese on by : becca

Santa Cristina Sangiovese 2005 Other words on the label: Antinori and Toscana This wine is actually a sangiovese and merlot blend, though it’s very light on the merlot side. Just thought I’d be honest since their front label isn’t quite! The nose is a mix of vanilla and cedar. You can definitely taste the time
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26 April, 2007

Monte Antico Red Wine 2003

Monte Antico Red Wine 2003
Posted in : Red Wine, Sangiovese on by : becca

Monte Antico Other words on the label: Toscano Indicazione Geografica Tipica Red Wine 2003 Sangiovese The first sip was overwhelming earthy, by which I mean it tasted like dirt. After a few more swirls, I attributed the earthiness to mushrooms, leavened with the pith of a grapefruit. This wine just didn’t taste quite natural. The
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