Tenuta del Priore, Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, 2008 DOC

Tenuta del Priore, Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, 2008 DOC ($13)  This red wine from the red clay soils of Central Italy’s Eastern Abruzzo region flows into the glass with strong dark red color, the nose expresses some red and dark fruit aromas.   All flavors of savory, rustic red fruits and underlying notes of raspberry come through with a … Continue reading Tenuta del Priore, Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, 2008 DOC

Need a food wine? Try the Ascheri Barbera D’Alba Fontanelle 2008

Some very impressive wines are best enjoyed by themselves – but some wines, when presented with food, actually seem to make both the food and the wine improve and Italian wines are traditionally favorites of the wine+food crowd.   Here is a wine that fills the requirement of “must go well with food”.   The Ascheri Barbera … Continue reading Need a food wine? Try the Ascheri Barbera D’Alba Fontanelle 2008