Author Archives: Steve

Tallulah Como

Tallulah Como

This is a lovely Marsanne from Napa. The nose is floral and has aromas of honeysuckle and white pear.  The wine caresses the palate with a slight viscosity and flavors of white peach, pear and tropical fruits.  18 months in French oak give it enough body to stand up to any seafood and light meats.  Great turkey wine.     […]

Great Deal on a Chardonnay

Great Deal on a Chardonnay

Villa Mt. Eden Grand Reserve 2007 Bien Nacido single vineyard Chardonnay   This Chardonnay from the Santa Maria Valley has very soft oak cradling a palate of light citrus, white pear, and almond.  Excellent with chicken, seafood, and pastas with alfredo sauce.

A Great Taste of Italy

A Great Taste of Italy

    If you’re looking for a good wine value try an Italian red called Conti Degli Azzoni.  Hailing from Rosso Piceno in the Marche region on Italy’s east central coast this wine is a blend of Montepulciano and Sangiovese.  Soft, red fruits and light tannins make it very easy to drink.  It has a medium body and light acidity […]