Archive for July, 2010

Trip To Querciabella, Italy
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Trip To Querciabella, Italy

Hailing from the Italian region of Chianti, this winery takes the concept of quality wines to the extreme. Querciabella, meaning “beautiful oak tree”, is located high up in the hills where many oak trees grow. Founded in the 70’s by a French wine enthusiast, Giuseppe Castiglioni, it has since been recognized for its superb wines. […]

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Austrian Blaufrankisch Tasting
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Austrian Blaufrankisch Tasting

WEINGUT MUHR-VAN DER NIEPOORT (Spitzeberg). ’09 Light and lovely, fruity and fresh with a nice grip. The ’07 is tighter, packed denser. Needs some. The wine takes us back to the nostalgic times when grapes were foot-crushed. Till date, the grapes used to produce this drop are partly crushed by foot & the rest mechanically. […]

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Tasting Austrian Whites
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Tasting Austrian Whites

WEINGUT CHRISTIAN REITERER (Western Styria/ Steirmark): Rose from Styria like none other. WEINGUT TSCHEPPE AM POSSNITZBERG (Leutschach): Morillon maybe Chardonnay but is made differently. Stainless steel and no Malo-lactic. This house does a mean version. Lean at start but builds weight as it goes. Vom Czamillonberrg 08 is a stunner: dried mushrooms, porcini and truffled, […]

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