Merlot Tag

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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17 Mar Woodward Canyon

grapes: 76% cabernet sauvignon, 11% merlot, 5% cabernet franc, 4% peitit verdot, 4% syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon region: Washington State In 1981 husband and wife team Rick Small and Darcey Fugman-Small started Woodward Canyon in the Walla Walla valley, where they’ve establised a long standing tradition of making wines of...

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