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!
- NV Quinta de la Rosa Lote 601 Ruby Port (Porto): Do you want to go out & make some new friends? Because this Ruby *totally* wants to. $20 B+ >>find this wine<<
- 10 Antinori Badia a Passignano Chianti Classico Gran Selezione (Tuscany): Complex, for sure, but feels pushed a little bit too far. $50 B+ >>find this wine<<
- 13 Fattoria Viticcio Monile Toscana Rosso (Toscana): Bordeaux goes on vacation in Italy; the Tuscan sun seems to suit its disposition $57 A- >>find this wine<<
- 13 Fattoria Viticcio Prunaio Chianti Classico Gran Selezione (Tuscany): Plums, cherries, orange peel & truffles on a graphite plate. $57 A- >>find this wine<<
- 15 Fattoria Viticcio Greppico Vermentino (Toscana): And then, someone decided to remind us that Tuscany also has a fun side to it. $15 B >>find this wine<<
- 10 Brengman Brothers Crain Hill Vineyards Reserve Riesling (Leelanau Peninsula): Wait, we're not actually in Germany? Are you sure? $25 B+ >>find this wine<<
- NV Domaine Chandon Brut Classic (California): French spiced apple recipe, reinterpreted with California flair and fruitiness. $22 B+ >>find this wine<<
- 09 San Antonio Winery Opaque Petit Verdot (Paso Robles): Actually, this leathery, grippy & floral sipper isn't hard to read at all. $33 B+ >>find this wine<<
- 12 Jada Malstria Red (Paso Robles): Kitchen-sink red blend potpourri; wild, spicy, likeable, and probably killer with burgers. $35 B+ >>find this wine<<
- 13 Jada Jersey Girl Red (Paso Robles): She is certainly wearing perfume, but she's also sporting NYC-levels of elegance & power. $55 A- >>find this wine<<