Despite a lot of rain at harvest, cool temperatures meant there was fewer botrytis in 2016 than in 2015. 2016 is one of the coolest years in recent times. The wines are very promising, fresh-tasting, lower in alcohol, and higher in acidity than in usual years.
93 pts. Tim Atkin MW Save 28% 95pt Parker Vintage
97pts Vinous; 95pts Parker’s WA
Rhone Red Blends
Cuvee des Cadettes is not a selection made in the cellar but a wine crafted from a unique 20 acre vineyard planted with 85 to 100 year old vines. This Cuvee is a cofermentation of hand harvested and hand sorted grenache syrah and mourvedre. The cuvasion begins with cold pre-fermentation maceration lasting 12 – 24 [...]
Italy - Tuscany and Piedmont
95pts Parker 95pts Vinous
96pts Wine Spectator 95pts Decanter
93pts Vinous SAVE 40%
Grape Varietals: Syrah. Agricultural Method: Organic Sustainable Vegan. Vinification: 25% one year old French Oak Puncheon. 30% whole cluster fermentation. Gravity racked twice. 100% Native yeast fermentation.
Typically Bordeaux but with generous fruit and no harsh tannic characters or astringency that is the feature of many inexpensive wines from the region.
2017 Casanova Di Neri Brunello Di Montalcino 2017 Casanova Di Neri Brunello Di Montalcino Classic in style, the 2017 wine is aged in large Slavonian oak cask for 43 months. Bright ruby red in color. Raspberry and cherry with hints of tar and hazelnuts. Youthful tannins, well-balanced. The first wine produced by Casanova di Neri [...]
2018 Pecchenino Barolo San Giuseppe 2018 Pecchenino Barolo San Giuseppe Ruby red color with orange reflections. Intense bouquet with notes of ripe currants and raspberries accented by hints of truffle and violet. Elegant and balanced on the palate with good body and persistent sweet tannins. Pairs well with pastas in ragu sauce, red meats and [...]