Pick of the Week: Laurent Miquel Vendanges Nocturnes Rose
Pick of the Week:
Fantini Sangiovese Puglia 2017, from Italy
Dork Uncorked returns after an unplanned two week break. Why the break? The Dork, Rod Phillips, suffered a health scare that we talk about on the show. It caused a diet change, which leads us to a whole new world of wine pairings.
Pick of the Week: 2012 Cune Rioja Crianza
In this special guest episode Rod and Ryan interview Barone Francesco Ricasoli, owner of one of the oldest wineries in the world on land that’s been connected to his family since the 1100’s.
The pick(s) of the week come from this historic winery in the land of Chianti and Brolio Castle:
•Barone Ricasoli “Albia” Rosato di Toscana (rosé) 2017
•Barone Ricasoli Chianti Ricasoli (Chianti)
Pick of the Week: Villa Marchesi Prosecco
Pick of the Week: Thorn Clarke Terra Barossa Shiraz
Pick of the Week: Viña Chocalan 2016 Reserva Chardonnay, from the Maipo Valley in Chile.
Pick of the Week: Pasqua Passimento Rosso IGT
But – also discussed on what turned into a wide ranging review episode:
Thumbs up to:
•Ruffino’s Orvieto Classico Bianco 2017, from Italy
•Laurent Miquel Vendanges Nocturnes Classic Red, from France
•Blue Mountain Pinot Noir, from the Okanagan (watch out, this one will be pricey)
Mixed review to:
•Wave Series By Carmen’s “Right Wave” Pinot Noir, 2017, from Chile
We had so much fun the first time so we invited Glenn Barlow back to be our special guest. But this time we talk nothing but wine, including —
Glenn’s top picks in the $10-$15 range:
•The “Antares” brand, particularly their Carménère,
•The “Masia F” Vino Tinto Tempranillo from Spain.
Glenn’s top picks with no price restrictions:
•Domaine Boucabeille Les Terrasses Cotes du Roussillon Villages, from France
• Finca Nueva Rioja, from Spain