Never heard of the Roditis grape? Well you have now. It is a Greek variety grown in the region of Patras in the Peloponnese. The nose has hints of tropical fruit and subtle citrus. It is very dry with well defined minerality and acidity. Light with a faint taste of pear and green apple. Makes a perfect aperitif and goes […]
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. […]
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.
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 […]