2010 Milbrandt Vineyards The Estates( , ) : Medium gold in color. Very aromatic with honey and apricot on the nose. Honey, apricot, and white peach come through on the palate. Sweet and medium to full-bodied with crisp acidity. Well-balanced with a very long, refreshing finish.
Quality: 4 stars (out of five)
: 5 bangs for your buck (out of 5)
Where to buy: Full Pull Wines ( ; Available … ), $ 25 [375ml]
…bit like Ste Chapelle is the big dog in to an even greater extent producing a total of about 300,000 cases of wine under the Ste Chapelle label plus other brands.wine, where Estates (including , Columbia Crest, 14 and other wineries) dominates making more than half of all the state's wine.
Ste Chapelle is part of the Precept Wine group these days, having been bought and sold several …
New wine launches which offer no back story other than what varietal or blend they are will not connect with modern wine consumers warns Ste Michelle Wine Estates president and chief executive Ted Baseler from the US. He spoke out about the issue ahead of this month's Wine Vision conference in London.
…when a joint venture between Deutz Champagne and the old Beringer Estates established a facility for making sparkling wine — they were good, too — in San Luis Obispo's Arroyo Grande Valley, until the partnership was rent asunder in 1996. The next year, Jean-Claude Tardivat acquired the property and named it Laetitia, after his daughter; the name means joy or happiness in Latin. Tardivat's tenure was brief; in 1998, he sold the winery to a partnership that included …
Clonal selection will drive the next major evolutionary phase for Chilean wines, according to Santa Rita Estates' head of viticulture Sebastian Warnier. The producer currently houses a range of clones for the 25 different grape varieties in its nursery, including nine for Merlot and seven for Cabernet Sauvignon.
The most northerly of all the Médoc Grand-Crus Classés, Calon-Ségur is the château with a heart on its label. That is because the former owner, Marquis de Ségur, though he owned such Estates as Lafite and Latour, he declared "My heart belongs to Calon". A`marvellous Valentine's Day gift for any mature Claret lover.
Perhaps the most interesting fact of the evening was about the Chianti DOC, which dates back to 1877, showing the longevity of this style. It has seen the straw bottle (fiasco) come and go, and now is in the Florentine bottle. It has also seen Prohibition come and go, and at that time, as a way of keeping the wine available it was …
…palates, it is worthy of higher points and should have taken home the gold.
If you're planning a visit to Central Washington's wine country, be sure to put Mercer Estates on your list of must-visit tasting rooms.
I thought I'd got the hang of I'll take d' dog but listening to Richard's pronunciation it's clear I'll have more success asking for a bottle of Ralph Parker in a South African restaurant.
…Californian brand which dates back to the late nineteenth century, comfortably exceeds the 11 million cases , with a predominance of light rose wines, appealing and high quality for low price.. Owned by Estates , this
5.. With nearly 13 million cases sold, the brand owned by is one of the largest in , with a large volume of exports and currently expanding to conquer the British market.