Archive for February, 2010
Recently we tasted Podere Castorani Majolica rosso which is a 100% Montepulciano D’Abruzzo variety and a great value. We hoped that Yarno Trulli signature variety would be as good. Maybe Yarno has his name on the wrong wine.
If you like red wines with a nice grapey punch, you need to find Podere Castorani Majolica. It’s a 100% Montepulciano D’Abruzzo variety and a great value. Goes really good with pizza, and I enjoyed it with meatloaf as well.
In 2009, almost every wine growing region dealt with extreme weather challenges. Heatwaves, excessive rain, and weather extremes made the 2009 year tricky for many areas in both the USA and in Europe. Following is a short summary and what might be expected for 2009 vintages.