Category Archives: Sangiovese

Fontalloro and other Tuscan wines from Fèlsina

I had the opportunity to taste through some wines from Fattoria di Fèlsina, a winery in Tuscany, when Andrea Bonivento from Fèlsina visited Stockholm, invited by their Swedish importer Vinunic. Fèlsina is located in Castelnuovo Berardenga, which is in the … Continue reading

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Mixed news including several Burgundies

A couple of weeks ago, the Stockholm branch of the wine tasting club Munskänkarna held a tasting of news in the range of the Swedish alcohol monopoly. Although I sometimes lead tastings in Munskänkarna, I was not guilty of choosing the … Continue reading

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Mixed wines – “December news”

This was a news tasting of various wines that only had that in common that they were lauched as news (in their current vintage or release) in the Swedish monopoly stores at the start of December. This government-controlled monopoly has, … Continue reading

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Mixed wines including some five Rhônes and two traditional Riojas

Last week a major wine tasting club in town, Munskänkarna, arranged a tasting of various wines, having that in common that they were new arrivals at our “dear” monopoly. Many were new vintages of old classics, rather than brand new … Continue reading

Posted in Cabernet Franc, Chablis, Chardonnay, Douro, Grenache, Loire, Munskänkarna, Rhône, Rioja, Sagrantino, Sangiovese, Syrah, Tempranillo, Tuscany, Umbria, Viura | Leave a comment