Monthly Archives: March 2015

Capitel della Crosara Valpolicella Ripasso 2012

Capitel della Crosara, Monopolio Montresor, DOP Valpolicella Ripasso, Veneto, 2012 A blend, of corvina, rondinella and molinara, 60:30:10; 1+1 technical cork closure, 14% abv, Anne et Vin, £13 WSET style tasting note Appearance: clear and bright, deep intensity ruby, showing … Continue reading

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Orvieto Classico 2013

DOC Orvieto Classico (made for The Co-operative), Umbria, Italy 2013 Umbria is a hilly landlocked region, with a continental climate to the north, more Mediterranean to the south and the Orvieto DOC region; from June to September the days are … Continue reading

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Ogier Lirac Reserve 2013

Ogier, Reserve, AOC/AOP Lirac, Gard, France, 2013 Lirac is an appellation on the right bank of the Rhone, opposite Chateauneuf-du-Papes, producing red, white and rose.  It has a Mediterranean climate with hot dry summers and a dominant northerly Mistral wind … Continue reading

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Perrin Cotes du Rhone 2011

Famille Perrin, Cotes du Rhone Reserve, AOC/AOP Cotes du Rhone, 2011 The Perrins – owners of Chateau de Beaucastel in Chateuaneuf du Papes, also farm more widely in the southern Rhone.  These grapes are destemmed and fermented in stainless steel and … Continue reading

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