So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye…

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit https://wine90.co.uk/ So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye… Well, the time has finally come for me to bid a fond farewell to Italy and turn my back on exclusively reviewing Italian wines. It’s time to spread my wings, broaden my horizons,…

Allegrini La Grola 2004

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Allegrini La Grola 2004 Allegrini La Grola 2004 is the note I chose to dig out for ya’ll on this freezing Wednesday in the Veneto two days before I go back to London. Readers of yesterdays entry will know…

Ciacci Piccolomini d’Aragona Brunello di Montalcino Vigna di Pianrosso

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Ciacci Piccolomini d’Aragona Brunello di Montalcino Vigna di Pianrosso Ciacci Piccolomini d’Aragona Brunello di Montalcino Vigna di Pianrosso wins the award of longest wine name ever on Wine90 that much is fact but does it bring any other unique…

Giacosa Barbaresco Santo Stefano Riserva

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Giacosa Barbaresco Santo Stefano Riserva Bruno Giacosa’s Barbaresco Santo Stefano Riserva is one of the most revered and collectible bottles of wine in the whole of Italy. This weekend I was packing up all my wines ready to make…

Prunotto Barolo Bussia

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Prunotto Barolo Bussia Prunotto Barolo Bussia is a wine that has managed to evade me over the last 3 years. Prunotto is a highly respected company, the Barolo Bussia is a Tre Bicchiere super star of Italian wine and…

Poggio Argentiera Fonte 40

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Poggio Argentiera Fonte 40 Poggio Argentiera Fonte 40 was the stand-out wine from the final two wines I was asked to try by Poggio Argentiera. So today I am obviously very sad that my Poggio experiment is over but…

Poggio Argentiera Finisterre

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Poggio Argentiera Finisterre Poggio Argentiera Finisterre 2006 and Poggio Argentiera Principio 2007 are the 2nd of 3 sets of wines I’m reviewing for Poggio Argentiera. If you read yesterdays blog you’ll have seen that I was blown away by…

Poggio Argentiera Morellino di Scansano

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Poggio Argentiera Morellino di Scansano Poggio Argentiera are fast becoming the kings of Morellino di Scansano. Poggio Argentiera are pretty new in Tuscany, the project began in 1997 with just 6 Ha of vines in Morellino di Scansano, fast…

Italian wine weekend

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Italian Wine Weekend This weekend I went all to town for you peeps tasting through six different Italian wines and I have some QPR bargains for ya and some bottles that would be better used as some form of…

Falesco Vitiano

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Falesco Vitiano Falesco Vitiano, an equal parts Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon looked to be another Falesco stunner on paper. Any regular readers will know I am the biggest fan of Falesco and have dedicated several blog entries to…

Ca del Bosco Cuvee Annamaria Clementi

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Ca del Bosco Cuvee Annamaria Clementi Ca del Bosco Cuvee Annamaria Clementi is the top bottling of Lombardy power-producer Ca del Bosco. Faced with last nights choice of sparkler I had to make a toughie between Ca del Bosco…

Italian Riesling

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Italian Riesling Italian Riesling? It happens. Italian Riesling was going to be my subject matter today regardless of how the bottle I finally sourced from Italian Ebay turned out (Martilde Gelo Riesling). It’s not so easy to find and…