This structured and dense wine hails from the steep, sloping hills of the Lisboa region. While aged in Portuguese oak, which provides spice and dark tannins, the delicious black fruit core is not overpowered. 90 Points Wine Enthusiast
In this episode Mike and Holly introduce us to a fantastic wine from Portugal. This amazingly priced, powerful red is the perfect wine on its own or with a variety of dishes.
In this episode Mike and Holly taste and discuss a 94 point wine from Italy’s Tuscany region. A blend of three different varietals, this wine is considered a Super Tuscan. Monteti is a fantastic wine on its own, but will also pair well with many foods. Supplies are limited and this wine will sell out fast. Enjoy.
Mike and Holly are back with another value red from Spain. This time it is the La Tremenda Monastrell. It is a dry red from the Alicante region of Spain. This is a must try this fall season. Enrique Mendoza “La Tremenda” Monastrell Alicante
Why is red wine, red? Its color can be derived from a vast assortment of grape varietals ranging from grapes that are reddish, deep purple, and even a beautiful blue on the color scale. These grapes give rise to a wine that is color classified with such descriptors as garnet, almost black, dark red, light red, ruby red, opaque purple, deep violet, maroon and the list goes on. It is the grapeskins that are responsible for the red wine’s distinct color spectrum. The skins are in contact with the grape’s juice during the fermentation process, allowing the dispersion of both …