Wine Reviews: Weekly Mini Round-Up For May 30, 2016

Vinted on May 30, 2016 binned in wine mini-reviews

So, like, what is this stuff, anyway?
I taste a bunch-o-wine (technical term for more than most people). So each week, I share some of my wine reviews (mostly from samples) and tasting notes with you via twitter (limited to 140 characters). They are meant to be quirky, fun, and easily-digestible reviews of currently available wines. Below is a wrap-up of those twitter wine reviews from the past week (click here for the skinny on how to read them), along with links to help you find these wines, so that you can try them for yourself. Cheers!

  • 12 Le Morette Lugana Riserva (Lombardy): Isn't quite warmed up yet, but will be all about serving lemon biscuits when it finally is. $NA B+ >>find this wine<<
  • 13 Tenuta Roveglia Vigne di Catullo Lugana Riserva (Lombardy): Lanky now, but there's a more-than-capable player lurking in that skin $NA B+ >>find this wine<<
  • 13 Ca' Lojera Riserva del Lupo Lugana (Veneto): From bright tropical fruits, to bright citrus juiciness, to a very bright future. $30 A- >>find this wine<<
  • 11 San Giovanni Pasini Busocaldo Lugana (Lombardy): Lugana's madcap, saline-rich, let's-see-how-far-we-can-go-with-this-one side. $NA B+ >>find this wine<<
  • 12 Le Fraghe Brol Grande Bardolino Classico (Veneto): Sweet tobacco, dark cherries, & a sprig of onion, all playing cards & drinking. $20 B+ >>find this wine<<
  • 15 Ancilla Lugana Ella Lugana (Lombardy): An acerbic edge can't diminish this one's round, buoyant, and crowd-pleasing personality. $18 B+ >>find this wine<<
  • 15 Cascina Le Preseglie Hamsa Bianco Lugana (Lombardy): Elegant, vivacious, pure; and not in a hurry when it comes to finishing. $NA B+ >>find this wine<<
  • 15 Tenuta Roveglia Limne Lugana (Lombardy): Big, ripe, tropical fruit, out for an epic adventure sailing on saline-filled seas. $20 B+ >>find this wine<<
  • 15 Ottella Lugana (Lombardy): All Hawaiian shirt-wearing now, but it looks to have a focused, elegant evening dress in its future. $20 B+ >>find this wine<<
  • 15 Corte Gardoni Chiaretto Bardolino (Veneto): A strong, elegant, reserved role model figure for impressionable Chiaretto pink. $15 B+ >>find this wine<<




  • Maggie

    Looks like I’ll have to add a few of these to my wine list for this week. I love taking these suggestions – Cant wait!

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