Sella and Mosca 2005 Marchese di Villa Marina

Sardinian Wine Review This bottle of 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from 2005 is an excellent example of  a beautifully aged red. While in it’s youth, this bottle offers massive amount of fruit and aggressive tar flavors, it has turned supple and refined with age. On...

Chateau Leon 2010 “Cuvee Prestige” Cadillac Cotes de Bordeaux

Back in January 2013, I favorably reviewed the Chateau Carignan 2005 “Prima” Cotes de Bordeaux.  At the time, I had also tasted their regular un-Prima 2009  bottling. Like most wines I try, I opted to not review it: it was good, but not exceptional. Because of that, I...

Heras Cordón 2005 Rioja Reserva

  Winemaking in Rioja has a contradictory vein: winemakers tend to use classic techniques and grape varietals to make modern wines. Heras Cordon is a relatively new winery in Rioja Alta, being a few generations old. They use old-school concrete tanks for...

Emina 2005 Atio

Ribero del Duero is one of the top wine regions in Spain. At its heart is what has been dubbed “the golden mile”. Many of the region’s’ top producers have their vineyards there, including Vega Sicilia, Pesquera, and Dominio de Pingus. As one of the greatest but...