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Monthly Archives: May 2010
If you love the richness and depth of a top-rated Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon but wish to expand your horizons a bit, try the muscular yet elegant Tempranillo based wines of Ribera del Duero. We’re currently tasting hundreds of these … Continue reading
Chenin Blanc not only makes some of the world’s greatest wines, it is also one of the wine kingdom’s most versatile grapes. The Loire Valley is home to Chenin Blanc, and many of its wines are not only of superb … Continue reading
South African Chenin Blanc: Some of the Best from Raats, Riebeek, Mulderbosch, De Morgenzon, Rudera, Ken Forrester, and De Trafford.
Well-made Chenin Blanc is a delight to drink. The Loire Valley and South Africa both produce superb Chenin Blanc of three different styles:  unoaked and fresh;  oaked with rich layers of marmalade, honey, and peach; and  sweet … Continue reading
Our Report # 22 Grapes and Wines of the Western Loire has just been released at iwinereview.com. The Western Loire is home to many small, artisanal producers making truly unique, food-friendly wines from Chenin Blanc, Cabernet Franc, Melon (Muscadet) and … Continue reading