Category: Tasting Notes

Edoardo Miroglio Brut 2008

The planting of the vineyards began in 2002, choosing as the first variety the Pinot Nero (“Our vineyards”, n.d., para. 2). Edoardo Miroglio’s excellence on Pinot Noir varietals is debatable. However, the producer in Elenovo sparkles with its Metodo Classico bottlings. Pinot Noir and its Burgundian cousin Chardonnay, […]

Ktima Kir-Yianni Diaporos 2011

PGI Imathia, Macedonia, Greece Medium garnet fading towards the rim. Intense nose of red cherry, sour cherry, blackberry, strong spices – black pepper, ripe tomatoes, sweet spices – cinnamon. Oak is obvious and perfectly integrated – cedar, smoke. Not as complex as I was hoping – some meaty […]

Petro Vaselo Ovaș 2011

DOC Recaș | Banat | Romania Deep ruby with an orange rim. Intense aromas of blackcurrant and spices – black pepper – blackberry, plum, red berries, smoked meat, cedar in the background. Sweet spices also – cinnamon, a touch of vanilla. High acidity, full body. Tannins are in […]

SERVE Cuvée Amaury 2012

Pale gold in color, with medium to pronounced aromas. I find it slightly over-oaked – cedar, vanilla, smoke – but fruits and flowers are there: peach, hints of quince, preserved fruits – fig – some citrus – lemon, grapefruit – and chamomile. The spectrum is completed with mineral […]