Tasting- Carraia Aglianico

Name: Carraia Variety: Aglianico Region: Campagna Country: Italy Year: 2013 Price: $15 Shop Notes: Produced in the Campania region of Italy, this Aglianico has delicious black fruit flavors with hints of licorice, volcanic soil and tar notes. Classic in nature, yet in a lighter, more crowd-pleasing style, the Carraia is made of the ancient Aglianico grape. This black… Read More Tasting- Carraia Aglianico

Tasting- Siema Vino Rosso

Name: Siema Vino Rosso Variety: Dolcetto, Barbera, Nebbiolo Region: Piedmonte Country: Italy Year: non-vintage Price: $10 Shop Notes: Intense ruby red with soft garnet nuances in the glass, the Rosso is intriguingly fresh, fruity and spicy on the nose. Perfectly round and balanced, the wine is particularly soft and dry. Pair with simple dishes like fresh cheese,… Read More Tasting- Siema Vino Rosso

Tasting- Crane Lake Riesling

Name: Crane Lake Riesling Variety: Riesling Region: California Country: USA Year: 2013 Price: $6 Shop Notes: The trademark German red grape varietal Dornfelder has a lovely purity of soft red berry fruit. Integrated soft tannins combined with forward fruit flavors make for a perfectly balanced everyday sipping wine. Great with grilled red meat, sausage and chicken. Best served slightly chilled.… Read More Tasting- Crane Lake Riesling

Tasting- Georges Duboeuf Nouveau

Name: Georges Duboeuf Nouveau Variety: Nouveau Region: Beaujolais Country: France Year: 2015 Price: $12 Shop Notes: George Duboeuf is THE king of Beaujolais. His wines are full of pop, charm and great flavor and his Beaujolais Nouveau is no exception. A cornucopia of expressive fruit wrapped in an almost-bubblegum-like frame; it is the flagship Nouveau. My Notes: The nose of this… Read More Tasting- Georges Duboeuf Nouveau