Morit is a St. Magdalener Classico from Tenute Loacker’s Schwarhof estate in South Tyrol, Italy with a cuvée of 92% Schiava and 8% Lagrein grapes. Follow this link for more information about Tenute Loacker and a summary of wines that I’ve reviewed from them. I decided to open a bottle from the 2007 vintage. Morit
Colle Massari lies in the heart of Tuscany around 30 minutes from Florence near the town of Montecucco. They also have two other estates in Tuscany. Montecucco Rosso Riserva is an Italian red wine classified as Montecucco DOC with a cuvée of 80% Sangiovese, 10% Ciliegiolo & 10% Cabernet-Sauvignon. All grapes are from organic agriculture.
Leone de Castris is an Italian winery located in the Puglia region. Their most well-known wines are the Five Roses rosato and the Donna Lisa Rosso. Villa Santera is produced in the area of Manduria and with 100% Primitivo di Manduria grapes. I had a 2010 vintage which has a listed alcohol by volume of
I’ve had good experiences with the Sardinian Cannonau wines so I deiced to try a different local grape, the Carignano. The grape originated in Argon, Spain but was later transplanted to Sardinia by the Spanish. Sardinia is now one of the only regions that still makes wine with the Carignano grape. At a local Enoteca
Last Monday (July 23rd) I attended a wine tasting evening at restaurant L’Amar in Munich. The evening was all about wines from the Piedmontese winery Azienda Agricola Bianchi. Now it’s no secret that I enjoy a few of their wines so I was more than excited to go. I’ve reviewed a few wines from Azienda
Cavalierino is an Italian agritourismo located in the Tuscany region near the town of Montepulciano in the province of Siena. On their agritourismo they produce wine, olive oil, grappa but also grow a variety of vegetables out of which they make sauces (pesto rosso, pesto verde). For more on their agritourismo (at which one can
Meloni Vini is located on the Italian island Sardinia. They produce a variety of red & white wines and are most well-known for their Vasca 50 wine. Le Sabbie Rosso is part of their alta ristorazione line and the bottle was from the 2008 vintage. At the restaurant I dined at Le Sabbie Rosso costs 29€.