Frank’s 2011s are terrific. This is the vintage to taste to find out why there’s so much fuss. Contadino, at a lesser price, will charm you, and this one from... read more →
From an island off Tuscany which sounds dreamy but my reaction to it was even better. The more affordable Chiaretto, sangiovese, gentle, light as air, wildly enjoyable and complex.
A little bit amarone and a little bit rock n’ roll (as in Laureano Serres’). A touch of sugar and cola and twig and definitely compelling.
Can only find the photo for the 2005 (which I have not tasted). Here's a fifth dimension, with a marshmallow kicker and a non-citrusy orange rind.
Bordelet is the star. And this pear cider, with a touch of sweet, just a touch is thrillingly delicious with a splash of bubble. From terroir of schist and granite.