“PERHAPS THE BEST AMARONE EVER MADE” JS

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We’ve managed to get our hands on a small but beautiful library collection of Amarone direct from the cellars of Zenato. “Zenato is one of the historic names in Valpolicella. The estate makes a wide range of wines, but truly excels with Amarone. A recent vertical tasting of Zenato’s Amarone Riserva Sergio Zenato going back […]

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AD VIVUM NAPA CABERNET – VIA DOMINUS, CAYMUS AND PETRUS.

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AD VIVUM is a story of a special vineyard, a seasoned winemaker, a meticulous farmer, and Mother Nature. AD VIVUM is a single-vineyard, 100% Cabernet Sauvignon wine crafted by Chris Phelps, a long-time Napa Valley winemaker who has earned a reputation for his ability to consistently produce unique wines that honestly reflect the terroir of […]

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OVER 850+ YEARS OF TUSCAN EXCELLENCE – 1141 RICASOLI

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The history of Italy cannot be expressed without counting the prominent contributions of the Ricasoli family, who have produced wine since 1141.  Ricasoli is documented as the oldest winery in Italy and the fourth oldest family business in the world. Baron Francesco Ricasoli has been at the rudder of the winery since 1993 and with […]

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“ONE OF ARGENTINA’S MOST DISTINCTIVE REDS”


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“For readers familiar with Rioja, Bodegas Weinert is the López de Heredia of Mendoza, making wonderfully traditional wines and sticking to its principles. Bodegas Weinert produces savoury wines that show a combination of ripeness, old World flavours, sumptuous textures, herbal tones and velvety tannins. Intriguing wines that have more in common with older Bordeaux than […]

April 6, 2021

BORDEAUX’S GREATEST VIRTUE


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Sir Winston Churchill said that “a magnum is the perfect size for two gentlemen to share over lunch…especially if one of them isn’t drinking”.  “One of Bordeaux’s greatest virtues is its ability to transcend time. Since its earliest days, Bordeaux’s natural inclination towards longevity coupled with crowd-pleasing volume has enabled devotees to build cellars and […]

April 6, 2021

FETE DU PINOT NOIR


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A celebration of Burgundy’s famously fickle heart break grape.  2017 Symbion Pinot Noir – Willamette Valley – Oregon$44.95 per bottle – 6 bottles per case  Winemaker Steve Doerner has been making wine for 38 years – 14 at Calera in California, and 24 at Cristom in Oregon. This is his personal home vineyard offering.Red berry and […]

March 17, 2021

ONE OF ITALY’S MOST IMPORTANT WINES.


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Sicily’s Tasca d’Almerita’s Rosso del Conte is (along with Mastroberardino’s Taurasi) southern Italy’s greatest and most famous red wine. Besides showcasing the merits of the island’s Nero d’Avola grape, Rosso del Conte proves that Italy’s south can produce world class, age-worthy reds. Rosso del Conte was the first single vineyard wine ever produced in Sicily. […]

March 11, 2021

“PERHAPS THE BEST AMARONE EVER MADE” JS


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We’ve managed to get our hands on a small but beautiful library collection of Amarone direct from the cellars of Zenato. “Zenato is one of the historic names in Valpolicella. The estate makes a wide range of wines, but truly excels with Amarone. A recent vertical tasting of Zenato’s Amarone Riserva Sergio Zenato going back […]

February 17, 2021

BORDEAUX DIRECT


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Bordeaux is the center of the fine wine world. The maritime climate on the 45th parallel offers perfect conditions for growing grapes fit for classically-constructed, long-lasting wines. This vast region is home to 10,000 wine producers and 57 different AOCs. Through our collaboration with the Negociant house of CVBG we’re now able to source a range of mature […]

February 17, 2021

PURE BLOOD SYRAH


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If there was a Guild of Master Northern Rhône Wine Craftsmen, Pierre Gaillard would probably be the President. Be it a Saint Joseph, a Côte-Rôtie or a Condrieu, every time you open a bottle with his name on it you know you are going to get a thrilling and bristling expression of the site from […]

February 8, 2021

THE VINTAGE WE’VE BEEN WAITING FOR


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2015 Brunello di Montalcino: The Vintage We Have Been Waiting For” Vinous “There is certainly a lot to celebrate about the new crop of Brunello’s. For the most part, the 2015’s are powerful Sangioveses—broad, dense and packed with fruit and tannins. The wines from the northwestern and southwestern parts of the denomination tend to be […]

February 8, 2021

THE BRIGHT, SHINY NEW NAPA VALLEY 2018’S


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THE BRIGHT, SHINY NEW NAPA VALLEY 2018’S “There are so many 2018s that are simply mind-blowing. But what stands out most about the 2018s is their consistency. It is very hard to go wrong with a bottle of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.” Antonio Galloni Vinous Media. “The pure harmony and unprecedented balance in the well-made […]

February 8, 2021