Rhone Wine tasting: October 28, 2017

Cave de Tain ‘Premiere Note’ Marsanne, IGP Collines de Rhodaniennes  2015 Regular Price $14.99 Sale Price $11.99 Fresh and intense citrus flavors, including lemon and grapefruit, and delicate notes of white flowers. Bright and clear, with tints of green. Marsanne prefers the cooler slopes of the left bank of the Rhône river with sandy soils.[…]

2010 Le Fraghe ‘Chelidon’

Matilde Poggi at Le Fraghe had a problem. Her family winery, on the eastern shore of Lake Garda in Veneto, grows Corvina and Rondinella to blend into their excellent Bardolino. As the 2010 vintage was bountiful, she had more Rondinella than was usual and was unsure precisely what to do with it. Not her favorite[…]