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by TomHill
August 20th, 2019, 10:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Some More from Blair's Cellar...(short/boring)
Replies: 5
Views: 322

Both..

That's quite surprising about the Dunn: I drank a bottle of the exact same wine—the 1982 Napa—on Saturday, and it was still very much full of life. I have a picture of the wine in the glass on my phone somewhere if anyone wants to see. Sounds like the Lafleur was also an off bottle which is really ...
by TomHill
August 20th, 2019, 9:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A Mixed Bag of Reds...(long/boring)
Replies: 0
Views: 177

TN: A Mixed Bag of Reds...(long/boring)

We tasted tonight (8/14/19) some More Mixed Reds: 1. Piccoli Caparbio DOC: Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore/Veneto (14%; www.PiccoliWine.It; ToscoImprts) Piccoli Daniela/Tommasini Veronica/Verona 2016 : Med.color; fairly strong cherry/berry/almost Sangio-like light pencilly/oak some earthy/dusty fairl...
by TomHill
August 20th, 2019, 8:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Some More from Blair's Cellar...(short/boring)
Replies: 5
Views: 322

TN: Some More from Blair's Cellar...(short/boring)

We tasted last night (8/19/19) More Blair's Wines: 1. Dom.Weinbach Cuvee Theo GWT (12.5%; MeBalP) TheoFaller/Kayserberg 1992 : Deep gold color; beautiful slight cedary old GWT/slight lychee/spicy slight cinammon/nutmeg very complex nose; fairly rich/lush cedary slight lychee very spicy quite dry rat...
by TomHill
August 19th, 2019, 8:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CorkReport on BarboursvilleVnyds
Replies: 4
Views: 187

Right

Gary York wrote:
August 19th, 2019, 8:21 am
As the saying goes, don't believe the hype.
Right, Gary....until it's reported on FoxNews..can't believe it!!
Tom
by TomHill
August 19th, 2019, 8:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CorkReport on BarboursvilleVnyds
Replies: 4
Views: 187

CorkReport on BarboursvilleVnyds

As linked on WineTerroirist, there's a very inteesting article CorkReport/Barboursville by AaronMenenberg on BarboursvilleVnyds. Mostly (alas) the focus is on the Barboursville Octogon CabFranc. But it did like the Barborsvilly Nebbiolo quite a lot. The few btls of it I've tried I've thought pretty ...
by TomHill
August 19th, 2019, 7:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tonight's Wines
Replies: 3
Views: 446

Re: Tonight's Wines

Karl K wrote:
August 19th, 2019, 5:56 am
Anything more?

Nice release price on the Lafleur.
Karl,
There will be, I believe an old Red Brug and an old Tokaji Essencia.
Yeah...great price on the Lafleur. Afore it became a cult wine. Current prices are up near $1,000.
Tom
by TomHill
August 19th, 2019, 7:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: DavidBruce WhiteRiesling '79...(short/boring)
Replies: 0
Views: 84

TN: DavidBruce WhiteRiesling '79...(short/boring)

Tried this wine from Blair's stash last night: 1. DavidBruce WhiteRiesling SantaCruzCnty (16.2%) LosGatos 1979 : Btl over half ullaged away; very dark brown/light PX color; very strong bit gout de petrol/valve oil/quite old R bit alcoholic/fumey/sherry rather cedary/pencilly/Fr.oak slight oxidized v...
by TomHill
August 19th, 2019, 5:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tonight's Wines
Replies: 3
Views: 446

Tonight's Wines

Some more interesting wines from Blair's cellar tonight at Pig+Fig: More Blair's Wines Aug 19, 2019 1. Dom.Weinbach Cuvee Theo GWT (12.5%; MeBalP) TheoFaller/Kayserberg 1992: $16.50 (vBS)/$44 2. Maximilian v.Othegraven Weingut Kanzemer Berg Kanzemer Altenberg Auslese (Fuder 5; QmP; A.P.Nr. 3 518 034...
by TomHill
August 18th, 2019, 1:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Three Nebbiolos...(short/boring)
Replies: 4
Views: 358

Hmmm..

15.5% sounds really high for Valtellina. Any other producers making these with high alcohol %? Kris, 15.5%, that's on the low side :) Here is a tasting note from a bunch of Valtellina Nebbiolo tasted a few months ago. Dirupi, Vino Sbagliote” Sforzato di Valtellina DOCG 2015 : Sforzato di Valtellina...
by TomHill
August 18th, 2019, 12:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Three Nebbiolos...(short/boring)
Replies: 4
Views: 358

Yeah...

Kris Patten wrote:
August 18th, 2019, 12:11 pm
15.5% sounds really high for Valtellina.

Any other producers making these with high alcohol %?
Yeah, Kris...that's pretty typical for a Sforzato, which is made from dehydrated grapes like Amarone/Recioto.
Normal Valtelline Nebbs are in the 12%-14% range.
Tom
by TomHill
August 18th, 2019, 11:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Three Nebbiolos...(short/boring)
Replies: 4
Views: 358

TN: Three Nebbiolos...(short/boring)

Had these 3 Nebbs over the weekend: 1. G.D.Vajra rosabella Vino Rosato (13%; www.gdvajra.it/en; Nebbiolo + Barbera/Dolcetto) Barolo 2018 : Light pink/orangey/bit onion skin color; very bright fragrant floral/lilacs/rose petal/strawberry very attractive nose; quite tart/tangy bright/zippy/electric (1...
by TomHill
August 17th, 2019, 2:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A bunch of Croatian wines from a recent visit, July 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 379

Thanks..

Thanks, Todd, for posting a great bunch of notes. Croatian wines can sometimes be a bit rustic, but there are often real gems lurking in there. I love Malvasiz Istarka & they should be planting it in all Calif. We spent 4 days about 200 km into the interior near Cerovlje in a tiny Agroturismo in Gol...
by TomHill
August 17th, 2019, 1:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WTN: A Mixed Bag of ABC Whites...(long/boring)
Replies: 2
Views: 207

WTN: A Mixed Bag of ABC Whites...(long/boring)

We tried tonight (8/15/19) at BacchusBadBoys: ABC (Anything But Chard): 1. Ancilla Lugana DOC: Lugana (13%; www.AncillaLugana.It; ToscoImprts) Benedetti Luisella/ Villafranca di Verona 2017 : Pale gold color; quite fragrant floral/carnations/cardamon slight chalky very pretty aromatic nose; fairly t...
by TomHill
August 15th, 2019, 11:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Ridge MonteBello '85...(short/boring)
Replies: 2
Views: 336

TN: Ridge MonteBello '85...(short/boring)

Grayson brought his first mystery wine last night and it was a doozy. He'll be invited back: 14. Ridge Calif CabernetSauvignon MonteBello SantaCruzMtns (13.1%; 93% CS/7% Merlot; 45% slctn out; bttld: May 1987; Drk: 2012:PD) 1985 : Very dark color w/ little bricking; very strong Cab/blackcurranty qui...
by TomHill
August 14th, 2019, 9:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dunnuck: Downstream w/ JustinSmith
Replies: 35
Views: 1971

Re: Nope...

Turley controls most of the Zin in the Paso area - there are only a few outstanding old vine locations here. Downstream is also getting Zin from Paderewski Vineyard, an excellent young-vine site. Love to see them get some Ueberroth or Pesenti fruit for Cambi to play with, although both Dusi's can b...
by TomHill
August 14th, 2019, 7:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dunnuck: Downstream w/ JustinSmith
Replies: 35
Views: 1971

Nope...

Turley controls most of the Zin in the Paso area - there are only a few outstanding old vine locations here. Downstream is also getting Zin from Paderewski Vineyard, an excellent young-vine site. Love to see them get some Ueberroth or Pesenti fruit for Cambi to play with, although both Dusi's can b...
by TomHill
August 14th, 2019, 7:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Two Radio-Coteau Chards '13...(short/boring)
Replies: 1
Views: 157

TN: Two Radio-Coteau Chards '13...(short/boring)

Tried these two last night w/ my plate of tomatoes: 1. Radio-Coteau Chard Savoy/AndersonVlly (U; 14.1%; www.RadioCoteau.com) Sebastapol 2013 : Med.gold color; very strong ripe/melony/lemony/Chard spicy/nutmeg/cardamon light pencilly/Fr.oak quite fragrant lovely nose; lightly tart/tangy ripe/melony/C...
by TomHill
August 14th, 2019, 7:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dunnuck: Downstream w/ JustinSmith
Replies: 35
Views: 1971

Dusi Fruit..

What was interesting is the Zin is based on Dusi fruit.
I'm assuming that that's DantaDusi vnyd rather than BeniDusi vnyd, which is the
better of the two.
Tom
by TomHill
August 14th, 2019, 5:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dunnuck: Downstream w/ JustinSmith
Replies: 35
Views: 1971

Dunnuck: Downstream w/ JustinSmith

Interesting article by RHDrexel on Jeb's Site: Dunnuck/Downstream about the Downstream project w/ Justin/SashaVerhage/PhillipeCambie. He celebrates the fact that the wine is priced at $200/btl. What I found interesting is that Justin's son has made a GWT from Stolo fruit. That is such a great vnyd. ...
by TomHill
August 13th, 2019, 5:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Five Calif Syrahs...(short/boring)
Replies: 3
Views: 766

Yup..

Tom, Did you drink these over multiple days? Did they fall off on Day 2? I recently opened a 2014 Peay Syrah and it was outstanding on day 1 but declined significantly on day 2. Dave Yup, Dave. Tasted them all over several days. The Novy's were totally shot within a few hrs after opening. The Carli...
by TomHill
August 12th, 2019, 8:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Five Calif Syrahs...(short/boring)
Replies: 3
Views: 766

TN: Five Calif Syrahs...(short/boring)

Tried these 5 over the last week: 1. Novy Syrah DryCreekVlly (14.3%) 2006 : Med.dark color w/ some bricking; some toasty/pencilly/Siduri oak slight raspberry/DryCreekVlly/blackberry/Syrah rather tired nose; soft rather tangy/metallic some pencilly/Siduri oak light blackberry/raspberry/Syrah rather t...
by TomHill
August 12th, 2019, 8:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Muller-Catoir MussbacherEselshaut Rieslaner Auslese '95...(short/boring)
Replies: 3
Views: 194

TN: Muller-Catoir MussbacherEselshaut Rieslaner Auslese '95...(short/boring)

Tried this last week: 1. Muller-Catoir Mussbacher Eselshaut Rieslaner Auslese Pfalz (8.0%; QmP; Ap.Nr. 5 174 079 16 96; TerryTheiseImprts) Reustadt 1995 : Very dark/burnished bronze/almost black color; very intense botrytis/peachy/apricotty beautiful very complex old R nose; bit tart/tangy very swee...
by TomHill
August 12th, 2019, 4:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Alban Roussanne Estate '98...(short/boring)
Replies: 3
Views: 285

TN: Alban Roussanne Estate '98...(short/boring)

Dug this one out of the archives last night: 1. AlbanVnyds Roussanne AlbanEstateVnyd/EdnaVlly (14.4%) 1998 : Deep golden/burnished bronze somewhat cloudy color; strong nutty/toasted hazelnuts/bit oxidized some honeyed/honeycomb slight honeysuckle/Rouss quite complex nose; quite tart/tangy rather hon...
by TomHill
August 11th, 2019, 4:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: EtXe Oneko Pisano Tannat Sweet Red NV...(short/boring)
Replies: 0
Views: 99

TN: EtXe Oneko Pisano Tannat Sweet Red NV...(short/boring)

Tried this last night w/ some seriously good caramel/sea salt chocolate: 1. EtXe Oneko Pisano Tannat Sweet Red Wine (16.5%; Recioto & Amarone; Plntd: 1942; U; Dried on the vine; www.PisanoWines.com; SarantyImports/Ttamford/CT) Gustavo Pisano & Gabriel Pisano/Progresso/Uruguay NV : Very dark/black co...
by TomHill
August 11th, 2019, 4:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Dom.PhilemOn Jurancon Noir '15...(short/boring)
Replies: 0
Views: 104

TN: Dom.PhilemOn Jurancon Noir '15...(short/boring)

Tried this w/ Susan Fri: 1. Dom.PhilemOn JuranconNoir IGP: Cotes du Tarn/Gaillac (13%; Pet-Nat; WineTraditionsLtd/FallsChurch; MeBaD) MathieuVieules/Villeneuve sur Vere 2015 : Very dark color; quite earthy/dusty/very loamy rather grapey/blackberry/boysenberry some peppery/licorice/bit herbal rather ...
by TomHill
August 10th, 2019, 11:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN:2016 Foradori Nosiola Fontanasanta Vigneti delle Dolomiti IGT
Replies: 4
Views: 203

Pretty..

Pretty much anything that Elisabetta makes is top-notch. The master of Teroldego.
Tom
by TomHill
August 8th, 2019, 3:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Idlewild Sunday School: An Introduction to Croatia. Aug 4, 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 594

What....

Ken, thanks for the clarification. Not having sampled the California Bianca I wonder how it compares to Istriana. Seems to me it might make for another tasting theme [cheers.gif] Tom What Ken said. My understanding that Malvasia Istriana is a member of the Malavasia family. Malvisia Bianca, which i...
by TomHill
August 8th, 2019, 3:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Rhys fined $3.76M for illegally diverting water in Anderson Valley
Replies: 359
Views: 25628

Nawh...

Neal.Mollen wrote:
August 8th, 2019, 3:11 pm
Jesus WHAT A THREAD!
Nawh, Neal....nobody has played the Nazi card yet. Then the thread will be taken to the highest level!!! [snort.gif]
by TomHill
August 8th, 2019, 11:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Idlewild Sunday School: An Introduction to Croatia. Aug 4, 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 594

Great Notes...

Great notes, Tom. Wish I could have been there. Great lineup of wines that Thomas put together. I love Malvasia d'Istriana. Distinctly Muscat, but less candied/tutti-fruity/obnoxious than the usual Muscat. Obviously a grape they should be planting all up&down the Coast of Calif. Do you know if anyon...
by TomHill
August 8th, 2019, 11:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Two 10 yr old Siduri Pinots...(short/boring)
Replies: 2
Views: 437

Well...

I never noticed the oak so much with the Pinot, but when I started checking out their Syrah, I thought I had consumed liquefied lumber. To be fair, this was their Novy line and it was only one data point - It was enough to scare me off of trying the others though... Cheers! Well, Scott. I always th...
by TomHill
August 8th, 2019, 11:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: (Uncle) Louis Eschenauer
Replies: 8
Views: 718

Nope...

Just came across this post while doing a little google searching. I don't suppose anyone followed up on this? I'm curious if anyone knows how to get a hold of those recently unsealed records. This is going to be kinda heavy (sorry), but... My Grandmother was a Jewish German ex-pat living in Bordeau...
by TomHill
August 7th, 2019, 2:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A Mixed Bag of Whites&Reds...(long/boring)
Replies: 2
Views: 248

Sorry...

Mike Grammer wrote:
August 7th, 2019, 11:21 am
Splendid notes para usuel, Tom. I presume "R-like" you mean "Rhone-like"?


A friend here served up a Slovenian Tokaji Essencia. It was good, but not a patch on the Hungarian versions.

Cheers,

Mike
Sorry, Mike...by R-like I meant Riesling-like.
Tom
by TomHill
August 7th, 2019, 9:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A Mixed Bag of Whites&Reds...(long/boring)
Replies: 2
Views: 248

TN: A Mixed Bag of Whites&Reds...(long/boring)

We tried last night (7/3/19) Some New Odds&Ends: 1. la Colombera Timorasso IlMontino Dd'OC: Colli Tortonesi (12.5%; www.lacolomberavini.it/en) Piercarlo Semino La Colombera/Tortona/Piedmont 2014 : Med.color; beautiful very fragrant floral/carnations/Timo/ bit pineapple/tropical fruits/barber shop li...
by TomHill
August 7th, 2019, 8:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Two 10 yr old Siduri Pinots...(short/boring)
Replies: 2
Views: 437

TN: Two 10 yr old Siduri Pinots...(short/boring)

Tried these two last night: 1. Siduri PinotNoir WillametteVlly/OR (13.0%) 2007 : Rather light somewhat bricked color; slight funky/mousey light cherry/PN/earthy some pencilly/Siduri oak slight spicy/peppery bit faded/old PN nose; lightly tart rather faded/tired slight funky/mousey light cherry/OR PN...
by TomHill
August 5th, 2019, 9:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Two Calif Syrahs w/ Friends...(short/boring)
Replies: 0
Views: 384

TN: Two Calif Syrahs w/ Friends...(short/boring)

Had friends over on Fri to share two Calif Syrahs: 1. Carlisle Syrah SonomaCnty (15.8%; 125 cs) 1999 : Very dark color w/ slight bricking; very strong blackberry/Syrah/chocolaty/licorice some alcoholic some toasty/oak fairly perfumed/loads of fruit nose; rather fumey/alcoholic intense blackberry/boy...
by TomHill
August 5th, 2019, 9:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Three Last Night...(short/boring)
Replies: 3
Views: 325

Well....

cheap hair oil is a positive descriptor? Well, Michael...I regard it as value-neutral descriptor. It has this artificial fragrance to it that reminds me of the cheap hair oil that my barber bought in 55 gal. drums when I was a kid. I loved it when Mr.Swope gave me a hair cut..so it evokes positive ...
by TomHill
August 5th, 2019, 8:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Rhys fined $3.76M for illegally diverting water in Anderson Valley
Replies: 359
Views: 25628

Uhhh..

I have no dog in the fight but do find it pretty interesting that quite a few people who like the wines and/or people involved quickly overlook these issues or point fingers elsewhere on environmental regulations as being too much. Unfortunately, this seems to be an attribute of human nature. The e...
by TomHill
August 5th, 2019, 8:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Three Last Night...(short/boring)
Replies: 3
Views: 325

TN: Three Last Night...(short/boring)

Tried these three last night: 1. Sottimano Mate VinoRosso (12.5%) Sottimano/Neive 2018 : Light ruby red color; lovely very fragrant/perfumed bright/zippy/strawberry/cherry/Bracheto/floral/cheap hair oil nose; light tart/tangy very strong floral/strawberry/cherry/Brachetto very perfumed flavor w/ lig...
by TomHill
August 5th, 2019, 5:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1995 Edmunds St. John Syrah (USA, California)
Replies: 11
Views: 449

Hmmm..

1995 Edmunds St. John Syrah - USA, California (8/4/2019) Very heavy sediment required a careful decant, even so leaving the wine a touch cloudy. First sip was all road tar, roasted meat and underbrush. An hour later, the wine cleared up, and a hint of blackberry fruit was added to the mix, alongsid...
by TomHill
August 4th, 2019, 8:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Rhys fined $3.76M for illegally diverting water in Anderson Valley
Replies: 359
Views: 25628

Could Someone..

Could someone post the GoogleMaps coordinates so we could all look with our very own eyes?
Tom
by TomHill
August 4th, 2019, 3:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Two QPR Whites...(short/boring)
Replies: 0
Views: 282

TN: Two QPR Whites...(short/boring)

Did some bottom feeding at TJ's & WF's this weekend: 1. Maison Barboulot 70% Marsanne/30% Viog LaComptine IGP: Pays d'Oc/Languedoc (12.5%; www.PlumeRidge.com; "from the foothills of the Black Mtn") 2017 : Med.gold bit bronze color; fairly strong appley/Marsanne light earthy rather attractive nose; b...
by TomHill
August 2nd, 2019, 7:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Martini CabSauv Sonoma '15...(short/boring)
Replies: 1
Views: 220

TN: Martini CabSauv Sonoma '15...(short/boring)

Tried this last night: 1. LouisM.Martini Cabernet Sauvignon SonomaCnty (13.6%) V&B by Louis M. Martini/St.Helena 2015 : Very dark color; strong juicy/blackcurranty/Cab/grapey light vanilla/oak rather simple nose; fairly soft strong juicy/blackcurranty/Cab/grapey light vanilla/oak flavor w/ light smo...
by TomHill
August 1st, 2019, 6:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 750Daily: Martini Winery
Replies: 5
Views: 365

Got them reversed..

LouisM was the founder. LouisP was the son, Mike’s father. LouisP was the one I met.
Tom
by TomHill
August 1st, 2019, 11:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: RIP Ruthie Graham...
Replies: 1
Views: 527

Obit....

I didn't know about her career in the film business. Quite an accomplished person in her own right. I sat with her & Alan at a BonnyDoon winemaker dinner at SantaFe W&C Fiesta one yr, bringing a couple of my old BonnyDoon wines. Alan was a kinda quiet guy. But Ruthie was very outgoing & ebullient. A...
by TomHill
August 1st, 2019, 11:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: All Natural Wine
Replies: 99
Views: 2804

Yup...

Technical and production definitions and winemaking aside and refocusing: Can someone please explain consumer protections and natural wines, since acceptability of what producers, sellers and consumers of traditional wines have considered as flaws seem to be part of the new normal? Are there natura...
by TomHill
July 31st, 2019, 6:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: RIP Ruthie Graham...
Replies: 1
Views: 527

RIP Ruthie Graham...

Just heard from Patrick Comisky that RandallGrahm’s Mom, Ruthie, has passed.
I had the good fortune to spend time with her and Alan several times over the yrs. She was one gem of a lady. She passed her “zany” genes on to Randall. The end of an era.
Tom
by TomHill
July 31st, 2019, 8:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 750Daily: Martini Winery
Replies: 5
Views: 365

Uhhhh...

S teve R edenbaugh wrote:
July 31st, 2019, 8:22 am
Tom, thanks for the heads up. I'll always have a soft-spot in my heart for the wines. I can't recall how many of the 1978 Monte Bello Cabernets I drank, but they were amazing...even with their funky white plastic top.
Presume you mean MonteRosso, Steve?
Tom
by TomHill
July 31st, 2019, 8:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Bedrock CuveeKaratas Semillon MonteRosso '15..(short/boring)
Replies: 5
Views: 436

TN: Bedrock CuveeKaratas Semillon MonteRosso '15..(short/boring)

Tried last night: 1. Bedrock Cuvee Karatas Semillon MonteRossoVnyd/SonomaCnty WW (14.1%; 35% SauvBlanc) 2015 : Med.gold color; very strong waxy/figgy/Semillon/bit olive light pencilly/oak slight earthy/dusty/chalky rather complex nose; rather tart/tangy very strong figgy/Semillon/waxy/olive/smokey q...
by TomHill
July 31st, 2019, 8:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 750Daily: Martini Winery
Replies: 5
Views: 365

750Daily: Martini Winery

A really terrific article, as linked in WineTerriorist, by KelliWhite on the history of MartiniWnry: 750Daily:MartiniWnry including a lot about the MonteRossoVnyd. (Long, but not boring) It recounts how Louis P Martini went directly from EllisIsland, fleeing the poverty of SouthernItaly (where was t...
by TomHill
July 30th, 2019, 10:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: More Odds&Ends Calif Wines...(long/boring)
Replies: 4
Views: 518

TN: More Odds&Ends Calif Wines...(long/boring)

We tried last night (7/24/19) Some New Odds&Ends: 1. TularosaVnyds Mission NewMexico TW (www.TularosaVineyards.com) NV : Light garnet bit browning color; light fragrant Mission/high-toned slightly tired/raisined/overripe nose; rather sweet somewhat underacid slight cinammon toast/juicy/fruity/Missio...

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