4 Reds wines to study on.

If you are a newbie on wine consuming and you do not want to fill stupid while you are trying to impress your date when you are ordering wine, this are 4 great red wines to study on and learn your path to become a wine geek or snob ( usually ). When you read a…

Cabreo Igt 2010 – Il Borgo

Toscana, Tuscany, Italy- A Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon super-Tuscan blend, this wine shows rich, dense aromas of wild cherry and blackcurrant offset by notes of leather, herbs and vanilla. On the palate, it is velvety and complex, with ripe tannins repeated on the elegant finish. Ageing: the two varieties are then blended and aged in…

Badiola Igt 2010 – Mazzei

Our “entry level” wine, It is the final result of the selection of its two “big brothers”, Castello Fonterutoli and Fonterutoli. Appellation: Toscana IGT Winery location: Loc. Fonterutoli – Commune of Castellina in Chianti (SI) Grape varieties: 70% Sangiovese, 30% Merlot Alcohol: 13,23% vol. Total acidity: 5,30‰ Vineyards location: 5 different vineyard sites, altitude: 220 –…

One day in Montalcino

Montalcino is my next tour. The home of Brunello, the king of Italian wines. Even that the weather is not the best because of rain me and my wine Broker friend and some other guests decide that nothing can stop today because we knew that the company that invited us had organized a beautiful surprise. And so we…

Chianti Classico Collection 2014

 The Black Rooster labels in a unique collection Wednesday February 19, 2014 1 pm – 8 pm (last admission 7 pm) The preview tasting of the 2013, 2012 vintages and the 2011 Riserva in the presence of more than 140 producers. Tasting of the 2013 Chianti Classico DOP Olive Oil. The event is reserved exclusively for…

Wine review #2 Nobile di Montepulciano Docg 2010 – IL Conventino

Nobile di Montepulciano is a red wine from Tuscany to be not confused with Montepulciano d’Abruzzo that is a kind of grappe that gives also the name of the wine. Nobile di Montepulciano is made from Sangiovese known locally as Prugnolo gentile and blended with Canaiolo and Mammolo. Nobile di Montepulciano is at least 3 years…