We covered several different Italian wines this week, and yet we've only scratched the surface. The amount and diversity of wine available in just this one country is truly mind-boggling and it gives wine lovers the world over an almost unlimited range of wines to explore. In our brief tour this week we traveled to Abruzzo to try a delicious Montepulciano, to Alto Adige to sample a unique and age-worthy Pinot Grigio and lastly to Tuscany for a Super Tuscan with a Mediterranean twist.
Also this week, Pinot Noir under $20 is always a tough proposition, but Pinot Noir from the highly acclaimed Russian River Valley? Although it sounds too good to be true, we found a delicious one this week from 90+ Cellars: Ninety Plus Cellars Reserve Lot 56 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2008 - Eminently Drinkable.
One deal we spotted this week: Lot18 has the 2008 Quattro Leoni Vino Rosso Barbera d'Asti with free shipping! We gave this wine a 9/10 Taste Rating. New sign-ups get an extra $10 off through this link.
Lastly, make sure not to miss our Bulk Buy this week on an amazing Riesling from Alsace: 2009 Trimbach Riesling - A Delicately Delicious BULK BUY!. If you've always wondered why wine geeks go ga-ga for Riesling, just check this $15 beauty out!
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- 2008 Ninety Plus (90+) Cellars Reserve Lot 56 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir - Eminently Drinkable
- 2009 Trimbach Riesling - A Delicately Delicious BULK BUY!
- 2009 Fratelli Barba Colle Marino Montepulciano d'Abruzzo - Soft, Smooth and Savory
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