Category: italy

La Farra Prosecco

La Farra Prosecco

Just having a little fun over here with this easy little Prosecco. Golden apples, lemons, some peaches and apricots, and daffodils on the nose. Apricot and peach notes on the palate with golden apples and lemon acidity. Cin cin!

3/5 bones

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Glera (Prosecco)

11% abv

Veneto, ITALY

2017 Peter Zemmer Pinot Grigio Alto Adige

2017 Peter Zemmer Pinot Grigio Alto Adige

Rawr. Gettin’ fierce with this Pinot Greege from Italia. Honeysuckle, jasmine flowers, apples, and lemon notes on the nose. Green apple, jasmine, and lemon on the palate. 

3/5 bones

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Pinot Grigio

13.5% abv

Alto Adige, ITALY

Lovely Chianti Classico Riserva in my glass to…

Lovely Chianti Classico Riserva in my glass tonight. 89 pts. Available in LCBO VINTAGES now. Full review: http://bit.ly/2L5maxY

Opened up this amazing Brunello last night. Av…

Opened up this amazing Brunello last night. Available in LCBO VINTAGES now. 93 pts. Full review here: http://bit.ly/2FUo5qj

2017 Masciarelli Trebbiano D’Abruzzo

2017 Masciarelli Trebbiano D’Abruzzo

Oh heyyyy… chillin’ with some Italian white, y’alls. Lemon, peach, pear, and a hint of ocean tide pool (salt, seaweed, the works) on the nose. Tons of stone fruit, like donut peaches, on the palate. 

3/5 bones

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Trebbiano

13% abv

Abruzzo, ITALY

Brought this wine to a party last night. Peopl…

Brought this wine to a party last night. People liked it. Blend of

Teroldego, Lagrein, and Merlot from Northern Italy. $16 at LCBO. Full review: http://bit.ly/2FMfmWT

2013 Marchesi de Frescobaldi Castello di Nipoz…

2013 Marchesi de Frescobaldi Castello di Nipozzano “Nipozzano” Chianti Riserva

Get the pasta ready! We’ve got a Chianti on paw! Red cherries and red plums on the nose. Cherries, plums, a hint of tea, and spice on the palate with loads of acidity on the finish. Solid wine from a solid producer. Just a weeee bit thin, but I’ll take it!

3/5 bones

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Sangiovese

13% abv

Chianti (Tuscany), ITALY

2016 Pieropan Soave Classico

2016 Pieropan Soave Classico

Yeah, I woke up like this. Now I’m knocking back some tasty Soave. White flowers and orchard fruit – apples, pears – lemon citrus, and orange blossoms on the nose. Apple and white peach on the palate with some stony minerality and florals.

4/5 bones

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Garganega, Verdicchio

12% abv

Soave (Veneto), ITALY

Sorelle Bronca Extra-Dry Prosecco di Valdobbia…

Sorelle Bronca Extra-Dry Prosecco di Valdobbiadene DOCG

Cheers! It’s weekend! Celebrating with some Italian bubbly. Apples, lemons, raw nuts, and yellow florals on the nose. Pear, apple, and almond notes on the palate. 

3/5 bones

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Glera (Prosecco)

11% abv

Prosecco di Valdobbiadene (Veneto), ITALY

2016 Stella Pinot Grigio

2016 Stella Pinot Grigio

Mmmm.. dreaming of scooting around Italy. So this is Pinot Greege in a can and it is what it is. You get notes of pears, white peaches, apricots, and a lemon spritz. Not much more to this, but sometimes you just need a can of something on your commuter train and why not this?

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Pinot Grigio

11.5% abv

ITALY