The Vine

02 Aug Castello di Farnetella

wine: Castello di Farnetella region: Chianti Colli Senesi, Italy (in the region of Tuscany) grape blend: 90 % Sangiovese, 10% Merlot Chianti vs. Chianti Classico Similar to the title of Champagne or Port, Chianti is the name of both the region and the wine itself. Chianti is situated...

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22 Jul Mas de Boislauzon

winery: Mas de Boislauzon (‘Mas’ means ranch; farms and wineries are commonly called ‘Mas’ in southern France.) wine: Côtes du Rhône Villages 2014 grape blend: 50% Grenache, 40% Syrah, 5% Carignan, 5% Mourvèdre I tasted this wine at an importer’s trade show back in March. In fact, I...

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