Rodáno Chianti Classico, 2010

Rodáno Chianti Classico, 2010
Despite having what some consider to be an overstocked cellar – I always seem to be short of drinkable red Italian wine on a Friday evening – probably because  I always want to eat Italian food and drink red Italian wine on a Friday evening! So when an offer came through from Roberson Wine for ...

Dogajolo Toscano, 2012

Dogajolo Toscano, 2012
I’ve been drinking this wine on and off for quite a few years now, I’ve always been mesmerised by the beautiful label and the odd name, which I think is pronounced ‘Dogayalo’ – although I almost prefer the obvious ‘Dogajolo’! The name was created by Carpineto’s founders and is derived from the Italian word ‘doga’, ...

Le Clos Jordanne Pinot Noir Village Reserve, 2007

Le Clos Jordanne Pinot Noir Village Reserve, 2007
Cow Stink,  …I love it when a wine smells of cow shit! I first had this wine at the excellent The Don restaurant where, not quite knowing what to expect from a Canadian pinot, we were all highly impressed. I miraculously found this wine on the shelves of my local wine shop soon after – ...

Coriole Sangiovese, 2010

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Keermont Terrasse, 2011

Keermont Terrasse, 2011
Rich thick & oily, full bodied lychees, with a slight bitter kick on the finish. So, exactly like lychees then!! If this is a blend based on Chenin Blanc, then it’s the richest Chenin I’ve ever had! Maybe that’s down to the 40 year old vines? Or maybe it’s the blend of Chardonnay, Viognier – ...

Mas d’en Gil Coma Vella, Priorat, 2005

Mas d’en Gil Coma Vella, Priorat, 2005
There’s noth­ing like a well made Ital­ian wine to per­fectly com­ple­ment a well made pizza. It’s a shame then that I’d run out of tra­di­tional well made Ital­ian wines to have with my tra­di­tional well made Fri­day night Pizza. Well, run out isn’t exactly true — there’s at least 28 bot­tles of Ital­ian wine in ...
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