The Wine on Wednesday

  • Fèlsina Berardenga 2019 Chianti Classico Textbook Chianti Classico with violet and red fruit aromas; medium-bodied with dark cherry fruits. Good but not intrusive acidity and perfectly judged tannins on the finish. Try this with most plainly grilled red meats or mushroom-based dishes. Tasted and Coravined before Christmas this was a treat on a chilly February evening. Fèlsina is based on […]
  • Belondrade y Lurton 2018, Rueda. Organic Rich and textured with harmonious, lush, creamy soft ripe stone fruits – peaches and apricots – with subtle toasted nuts and just enough acidity. Outstanding wine. 17.5/20 The 2020 vintage is available for €53 although you may still be able to find the 2018 and 2019 vintages in some shops. From Deveney’s – Dundrum; Martins; McHugh’s; […]
  • Anthill Farms Syrah 2013, Campbell Ranch Vineyard, Sonoma Coast, U.S.A. Quite delicious with easy smooth dark fruits, a lick of dusty leather, spice and black pepper. This has a lovely soft subtle ripeness and the tannins are light at this stage. A present from my sister who lives in California, and knows I am a fan of Anthill. The winery is better known for their […]