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With 60 acreas of hillside vineyards averaging 35 years of age, the Can Blau estate is located in horse-shoe- shaped Montsant, a D.O. surrounding Priorat on three sides. Varietals are matched to vineyard soils, microcli- mates and exposures, encouraging wines of great depth and complexity: Cariñena is planted in sandy-clay ... more
Bright ruby-red in color with purple reflections, this wine shows aromas that are simultaneously fresh and complex, with notes of dried red berries, sweet spice, toasted oak and vanilla. Smooth and well balanced on the palate. This medium-bodied, flavorful red makes a great match with bacon-wrapped scallops, artisanal sausage or ... more
Color: Vivid purple with bright red rim. Nose: Pronounced intensity of primary raspberry, cherry and plum varietal fruit characters with complex notes of spice, leather, vanilla and mocha. Palate: Medium to full bodied with fine, soft tannins, well balanced acidity and well integrated oak. Finish: Raspberry and wild berry fruits ... more
Appearance: A bright greenish yellow colour with golden highlights. Nose: A uniquely fruity aroma where the variety is clearly appreciated, highlighting hints of ripe apples, apricots, and peach aromas. Palate: In the mouth, it is rich, mellow and well-balanced. The aftertaste is fully rounded and off dry on the palate ... more
The search for clarity and purity has produced this sparkling wine with a gentle aroma highlighted by hints of white fruits, with all the olfactory elements in perfect balance. The palate is built on both freshness and concentration: a wine that combines firmness and smoothness with creamy bubbles. A long ... more
The 2009 Lo Nuevo Tanto Manta Tempranillo displays a lovely cherry color with garnet rim offering very intense and complex aromas of ripe stone fruit layered with cocoa and spices. Rich plum and black cherry flavors are accented with notes of roasted coffee, cocoa, and chocolate. A full, rich, satisfying ... more
Deep red cherry in color. Elegant, fresh and complex nose that highlights ripe fruit and floral notes. Nice and fresh on the palate, well-balanced with sweet but still young tannins, a delicious mouthful sensation that lingers on the very long and smooth finish. more
Ruby red colour. The nose is clean with balsamic notes and a noble wood aftertaste. The palate starts soft, it is velvety in the mouth and has a body with notes of red fruit (raspberries and cherries...). It has a pleasant finish in which the balsamic aftertaste reappears. more
Pale straw yellow in colour. Exceptionally clear aromas of peaches and apricots, with touches of freshly-baked bread. Luscious, well-balanced palate, with a hint of honey. Excellent as an aperitif or with food. Serve well-chilled. more
Wine which is produced and bottled under strict supervision and meets all standards to be certified Kosher.
Wine which is produced using organic practices and is free of all synthetic chemicals, antibiotics, hormones and pesticides.
Biodynamic designation is regulated by Demeter, an international certification organization. Biodynamic agriculture is based on the view of a farm as a self-contained organism. Certified organic vineyards must meet Demeter"s additional criteria for a period of one year before earning the designation "biodynamic."
Sustainable practices incorporate organic standards and may exceed them and include ecologically and socially sound business practices such as fair pay for farm workers and energy conservation.
Wines sealed with a screw cap as opposed to a cork, which experts report protects and preserves wine more effectively than does a cork, while also eliminating the possibility of cork taint.
All wines naturally contain some sulfites, however wines that contain less than 10 parts per million sulfites are not required to include "Contains Sulfites" on their labels.
Wines that are still in the barrel and have yet to be bottled. Futures offer the opportunity to invest in a wine before it arrives in our store.
Like futures, pre-arrivals are wines that have not yet arrived on our shelves, however they may or may not be a new release. Pre-arrivals may already be bottled and en route to our store.
The Wine Advocate is a bimonthly wine publication featuring the consumer advice of wine critic Robert M. Parker, Jr. Initially titled The Baltimore-Washington Wine Advocate the first issue was published in 1978. Accepting no advertising, the newsletter publishes in excess of 7,500 reviews per year, utilizing Parker's rating system that employs a 50-100 point quality scale.
Wine Spectator is a lifestyle magazine that focuses on wine and wine culture. It publishes 15 issues per year with content that includes news, articles, profiles, and general entertainment pieces. Each issue also includes from 400 to more than 1,000 wine reviews, which consist of wine ratings and tasting notes.
International Wine Cellar
Since 1997, the 100% subscriber-supported IWC has also been available in French and Japanese editions.
Wine Enthusiast Magazine is a lifestyle magazine covering wine, food, spirits, travel and entertaining topics. It was founded in 1988 by Adam and Sybil Strum and reaches 686,000 readers. Its wine ratings, conducted by reviewers in major wine-producing areas of the world, are considered an influential gauge for consumers and professionals in the wine industry.
Wine & Spirits
Wine and Spirits is America's practical guide to the straightforward, enlightened enjoyment of fine wine and and premium spirits. We have for 18 years served customers and marketers alike with a lively mix of wine reviews, features, profiles, food and wine pairings, new product introductions, travel pieces, history, opinion and wine business news.
Burghound.com was the first of its kind to offer specialized, and more importantly, exhaustive coverage of a specific wine region. The first Issue was released in January of 2001 and there are now subscribers in more than 50 countries and nearly all 50 states. Allen Meadows spends over four months a year in Burgundy and visits more than 300 domaines during that time.
James is one of the world’s leading authorities on Australian wine, matching intelligent, honest reviews with unparalleled knowledge of, and passion for, the wine industry.
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine
For thirty-five years, Connoisseurs’ Guide has been the authoritative voice of the California wine consumer. With readers in all fifty states and twenty foreign countries, the Guide is valued by wine lovers everywhere for its honesty and for it strong adherence to the principles of transparency, unbiased, hard-hitting opinions.
I rate wines using the 100-points scale. I have used this point system for close to 25 years. I still believe it is the simplest way to rate a wine, with its origins from grade school in the United States. A wine that I rate 90 points or more is outstanding (A), and worth buying. If I rate a wine 95 points or more (A+), it is a must buy.
View from the Cellar
View From the Cellar, an electronic wine newsletter published bi-monthly by John Gilman.
Homepage for wine writer, Neal Martin's, "Diary of a Wine Writer".
Malt Advocate magazine is America's leading whisky magazine. It's the number one source for whisky information, education and entertainment for whisky enthusiasts.
The Rhone Report
Dedicated to the wines and grapes of the Rhone Valley
Wine Review Online
Wine Review Online was originally conceived by Publisher Robert Whitley as an all-encompassing platform for the many talented wine journalists he came across in his travels as wine columnist for the Creators Syndicate.
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