Saturday, March 24, 2007

Wine reviews from A-Z - 2006-2007

AUSTRALIA
- Lehmann 2002 Barossa Grenache (Barossa Valley)

CHILE
- 120 Merlot 2005, (Santa Rita)
- Winemaker Porta Reserva 2005, Pinot Noir (Bio Bio Valley)

FRANCE
- Beaune- Cent- Vignes, Premier cru 2004 (Château de Meurseault, Burgundy)
- Charlemagne Blanc de Blancs Réserve, brut (Champagne)
- Château Gravas 2003 (Sauternes)
- Château Haut-Claverie 2001 (Sauternes)
- Château La Rose Figeac 1986 (Pomerol)
- Fortant Merlot 2004 (Languedoc)
- Gremillet Brut Cuvée des Dames (Champagne)
- Jacquesson Cuvée no. 731 (Champagne)
- Moulin de Laussac 2006 (Bordeaux)
- Nicolas Feuillatte One Four Rosé (Champagne)
- Wine Brothers Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 (Languedoc-Rousillion)

GERMANY:
- P.J.Valckenberg Madonna Liebfraumilch (Rhineland-Palatinate)

ITALY
- Barolo Niwasco Bersano 2003 (Piedmont)
- Corte Giara, Ripasso Valpolicella Superiore 2004 (Veneto)
- Di Majo Norante Terra Degli Osci Sangiovese 2004 (Molise)
- Doppio Passo Salento Primitivo (Puglia)
- Il Castello Gancia Chardonnay, Brut
- la Lepre Dolcetto Diano d'alba 2005 (Piemonte)
- NEW: Masi Campofiorin Vendemmia 2004 (Veneto)
- Melini Chianti Borghi d'Elsa 2003 (Tuscany)
- Monte Fiorentine Soave Classico 2005 (Veneto)
- Villa le Querce Rosso Piceno 2004 (Marche)


PORTUGAL
- Via Latina Loureiro 2006 (Minho)

SOUTH AFRICA
- Allesverloren Cabernet Sauvignon 2004 (Swartland)
- Allesverloren Shiraz 2005 (Swartland)
- Allesverloren Touriga Nacional 2005 (Swartland)
- Delheim Merlot Simonsberg 2004 (Western Cape)
- Durbanhills Merlot 2005 (Western Cape)
- Excelsior Cabernet Sauvignon 2004 (Western Cape)
- Fleur du Cap, Pinotage 2005 (Western Cape)
- Lammershoek Tinta Barocca Barrique 2003 (Swartland)
- Nederburg Western Cape Baronne Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz 2005 (Western Cape)
- Pongrácz Method Cap Classique Non-Vintage (Western Cape)
- Porcupine Ridge Merlot 2004 (Western Cape)

SPAIN
- Berberana Viña Alarde Tempranillo 2004 (Rioja)
- Beronia Crianza 2004 (Rioja)
- Cuvée Christer Berens Monastrell 2004 (Murcia)
- Durius Tempranillo 2003/2004 (Castilla Y Léon)
- Faustino I Gran Reserva 1996 (Rioja)
- Marques de Monistrol Reserva Rosé, Brut (Penedès)
- Montecillo Crianza 2002 ((Rioja)
- Trampal Pardina 2005 (Extremadura)

SWITZERLAND
- Les Moulins Fendant du Valais 2006 (Valais)

URUGUAY
- Catamayor Tannat-Merlot 2004 (Canelones)

USA
- Concannon Central Coast Petite Sirah, Limited Release 2004 (Livermore Valley, California)
- Edmeades Mendecino County Zinfandel 2005 (Mendecino, California)
- Rosenblum Cellars, California Zinfandel Vintners Cuvee XXVIII (Alameda California)
- Ravenswood Vintners Blend, Merlot 2003 (Sonoma, California)
- Ravenswood Vintners Blend, Zinfandel 2003 (Sonoma California)