Tag Archives: italian wine

Cavit Riesling

….speaking of Cavit…(see the post preceding this one)….I needed a wine to accompany the recent mandatory ham and sweet potato Sunday feast, and almost made a strategic error. First, I grabbed a bottle of Jacob’s Creek Moscato for my sons … Continue reading

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Cavit Pinot Grigio

       Many years ago, before the dawn of the modern era, when there were still phone booths on corners, and SPAM meant a disgusting meat-like canned substance, my lovely bride and I were at an Italian restaurant, an authentic one … Continue reading

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Folonari Chianti

 Chianti wines can boast being the only vinifera mentioned in two hit movies, in nearly identical lines of dialogue. In Silence of the Lambs, Doctor Lecter offers his food pairing advice regarding some, uh, liver, fava beans and “a nice … Continue reading

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Citra Montepulciano D’ Abruzzo

 For reasons of convenience and logistics I was forced to shop for wine, recently, in  A Store, as opposed to THE Store where I normally shop for wine and know well the lay of the land. THE Store is much … Continue reading

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Meridian Pinot Noir 2008

  Meridian is a California winery based in the Paso Robles AVA. They produce a broad portfolio of wines from 10ish per bottle to about $30. Everything they make is labeled either “California” or more specifically “Paso Robles” or “Santa … Continue reading

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Morasutti Pinot Grigio 2009

  We looked at this label’s Merlot a few weeks ago (see archives), and I reported, then, I could find out very little about Morassutti, other than, as the label indicates, they are from the Fruili-Grave area of Northeast Italy. … Continue reading

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Morassutti Merlot 2009

  I have had little success learning anything about the brand Morassutti. All I know is they are one of the many, many labels in the stable of brands wholly owned, controlled by, or imported by the giant company The … Continue reading

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