A 2004 vintage wine at the top of its game. Now, in 2018. Just opened, the wine in the glass exudes the welcome heat of a Tuscan afternoon. It is berry-cherry-fruity and spicy, with just enough tannin and baking spices on the palate. Lovely structure and lively acidity contribute to
Terroir shines through this pretty Rosé. The color is a very light flaming pink. The nose shows watermelon, strawberry jam, and a hint of white pepper. The palate has watermelon, strawberry, lime, and roses. White grapefruit lingers. There is a very gentle underlying salinity. Enjoy with savory crepes. Recommended (88).
After a wet year, Ferrari winemakers keep calm, carry on in Trento, Italy. Walking through hillside vineyards on a seductively beautiful fall day, bands of golden sunshine draped over serried rows of green, Ferrari winery vice president Marcello Lunelli is searching for a word to describe the worst growing
As the year draws to a close, and the base wines have finished their alcoholic fermentation the people of Champagne are excited about the 2013 vintage. Many had been worried by the late harvest dates; it has been 25 years since the harvest dates lingered into October. The development of
Hugely dark, no light can penetrate the wine's depths. Blackcurrants, vanilla, and black pepper show on the nose. A hint of green pepper shows for the briefest moment on the attack, giving hints of the South American origins, but disappears immediately. Blackcurrant and black pepper are joined on the mid-palate
The color is a very pretty flamingo pink. The nose reveals aromas of roses and watermelon. On the palate it is fresh, bright but not quit zingy with acids, leading with roses, strawberry and lime, juice and pith, moving away from strawberry and to watermelon on the mid-palate. It closes
Smoke, espresso, red fruits and herbs show on the nose. On the palate dates, nuts, and espresso give way to sweetness from dried red fruits and toffee. Sweetness lingers, with grainy tannins and a surprising pop of lavender. Chewy, rich, with layers of dessert flavors and a moderate alcohol bite,
WHO: Croft WHAT: Red, Fortified WHERE: Portugal, Duoro, Porto WHEN: 1927 SIZE: 750 ml RESERVE: $700 MINIMUM BID INCREMENT: $50 Please submit your bid in the comment section, below. If the reserve is met, the auction will be won once a bid goes unanswered for a full calendar day. The