With the current peaceful borders of Italy and Slovenia, it is impossible today to tell by looking at the landscape where one country ends and the other begins.
The people at Jordan say that 2013 was a pretty perfect vintage for chardonnay.
Knob Creek has stayed true to its signature style with this Single Barrel Reserve.
Over all, this seems to be a vintage where there is plenty of fruit as a component, also nice lively acidity, and some structure: wines that will be bright and very good to drink in a relatively few years, and may not age as well as other vintages.
The United States is a growing wine market, and several wine events this year highlight the relationships between these countries.
At a recent tasting of the newly released five-star 2010 vintage of Brunello di Montalcino, I had a chance to go through several wines in depth at a seminar. But the seminar sample of Val di Suga’s was flat...