Tag Archives: Mountain wines

Garantito IGP: The 21st Mountain Wines Tasting

This time Lorenzo Colombo takes a look at how a major wine tasting is organized and amanged. Continue reading

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A Vertical of Valle D’Aosta DOC Muscat, from 2001 to 2011

The Valle D’Aosta boasts many interesting wines, including a fine Muscat made in the town of Chambrave. La Crotta de Vegneron, one of the more important cooperatives, presented a vertical from 2001 to 2011, and I was much impressed. Continue reading

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Podere Fortuna: A Tuscan Pinot Nero Vertical

Tuscany is not a region one associates with Pinot Noir: much of the region is simply too hot during the summer, and those who plant Pinot Noir in areas where Sangiovese does swimmingly, for example Chianti, do so “as a … Continue reading

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