Author: Wine + Market

21 Nov Pierdasassi

winery: Pierdasassi grape: Syrah region: Santa Barbara County, California the people Winemaker Sashi Moorman, along with co-owner Peter Hunken, founded Santa Barbara county - based Piedrasassi in 2003 and has operated it ever since. In fact, Moorman has his hands in several projects: he’s also the wine maker...

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14 Nov “Bricco Magno” by Villadoria

winery: “Bricco Magno” by Villadoria region: Langhe D.O.C., in Piedmont grape: 100% Nebbiolo the region The Langhe is a strikingly beautiful land. Indeed, this remote and hilly region in the foothills of the Alps became a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2014. Some of Italy’s most expensive, finest...

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23 Jul la Maialina “Gertrude”

wine: la Maialina “Gertrude” region: Tuscany, Italy grape blend: Sangiovese 45%, Cabernet Sauvignon 30%, Merlot 25% what does “super Tuscan” mean? Located in warm sunny hills of Tuscany, la Maialina produces a Chianti, Chianti Classico, Chianti Classico Riserva and this “baby super Tuscan”, Gertrude. So - what is a super Tuscan? And,...

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