The Wine of the Week: Colomé Estate Malbec from Argentina by Annette Tomei 2015 Colomé Estate Malbec, Salta, Argentina Malbec is a grape originally from Cahors in southwestern France. But was possibly best known as one of the Bordeaux blending varietals. That is, until it hit the big time in Argentina. The popularity of Malbec […]
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The Wine of the Week: Mulderbosch South African Rosé by Annette Tomei 2016 Mulderbosch, Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé, Wine of Origin Coastal Region, South Africa As I started writing about this South African Rosé, I had a deja vu experience… As it turns out, I wrote about this same wine in 2014. I might have scrapped this attempt […]
The Wine of the Week: Sauvignon Blanc from Chile by Annette Tomei 2015 Valdivieso Valley Selection Sauvignon Blanc Gran Reserva, Valle de Leyda DO, Chile Sauvignon Blanc may have its origins in the Bordeaux region of France, but it has flourished around the world. Some of the most distinct expressions of this grape are from the […]
The Wine of the Week: Lambrusco by Annette Tomei NV, Cantina Formigine Pedemontana, Rosso Fosco, Amabile, Lambrusco Grasparossa di Castelvetro DOC, Italy What’s Italian for red, bubbly, pleasantly grape-y, and perfectly delicious with spicy foods? Lambrusco, of course. Like its distant relative, Prosecco, Lambrusco has risen in stature from the soda-like sweet fizz that was popular […]
The Wine of the Week: Amontillado Sherry by Annette Tomei NV, Lustau, “Los Arcos” Amontillado Dry Sherry, Jerez, Andalucia, Spain Sherry is a fortified wine that has been around for a (very) long time and has seen its social status wax and wane a few times. It’s certainly not an “entry level” wine. But, once you’ve […]