I really enjoy Wine & Spirits magazine. I’m a subscriber. Of the major wine publications in the US, it’s the one I end up spending the most time with. I like it because it stays focused on the wine, not the wine (insert air quotes) lifestyle.
But the one thing that always makes me laugh are [...]
This wine was provided as a sample for review.
Juicy, zingy nose of citrus crossed with pineapple. A fresh green herb note. Plump citrus fruit on the palate, including a sense of orange zest, yet with a mineral/metallic edge. Nicely crisp. Finishes long, if a little hot for a Sauvignon Blanc. Very enjoyable. A terrific [...]
Welcome to the first tetra-pak edition of #MourvedreMonday. Yellow+Blue (Y+B) sells wine from organically grown grapes in environmentally-friendly 1-liter tetra-paks. (Yellow + Blue = Green. Get it?) They source wine from a number of locales, including Malbec and Torrontes from Argentina, Sauvignon Blanc from Chile, and this Monastrell from Spain. This is the first varietally-labeled [...]
How did this slip under my radar?!
The Tour de Mourvèdre is going on in El Dorado County this weekend, July 1-4. Ten Mourvèdre producers are offering up special tastings and pricing.
If only I lived anywhere close. Anyone who goes, please report back. I always love discovering new Mourvèdre wines for my #MourvedreMonday series.
This wine is from Brancott’s “Letter Series” – their upper tier range of wines. Price: around $25
This wine was provided as a sample for review by the winery’s PR agency.