Must-Know Wine Basics: Advanced Wine Guide
I remember my first wine tasting. The instructor was like “What do you taste?” I was like “umm… wine.” Thunderous roar of laughter. Needless...
In this Advanced Wine Guide we will be discussing the acidity of wine, tannins and the finish. There are different types of acidity in wine. Some occur naturally during the growing of the grapes and some happens during the wine-making process. Grapes grown in a colder climate tend to have higher acidity...
The Wine Blend Trend
Are wine blends a fleeting fancy or are blended wines here to stay?
Wine blends are all around us You could call it “Group Loveâ – or, more appropriately, “Grape Love.” If you look on the shelves of a liquor store or wine shop, it seems wines are a lot less monogamous when it comes to the grape varieties inside. While wine purists may think it is sacrilege, blending...
Reviewed on March 12, 2018
Upfront is dried fruit, nuts and vanilla. Then the red fruit comes in after with hints of anise at the end. There's a freshness to it that makes your mouth water. Balanced alcohol. Rich.
About the Producer
Alba, Cuneo, Italy
Paolo Marolo is the inspired orchestrator of grappa distillation, arranging harmonies of aroma and flavor through a sensitive balancing of technique and passion. Using his nose, his hands and his palate, he creates elegant variations on the theme of grappa, ensuring that each bottling-- from each year's...