Fattoria di Bagnolo Capro Rosso 2016 Review – A Wine to Age

Although the term Super Tuscan is more or less a marketing word used to describe high-quality wines outside of the traditional Italian designation classification when we hear the name used our ears perk up all the same if only because, on the whole, we've had some pretty stellar Super Tuscans when traveling around the region.

Fattoria di Bagnolo's Capro Rosso was one such Super Tuscan, and after visiting the vineyard on a trip to Tuscany in 2019, I was more than happy to pick up some bottles. In this review, we popped open a bottle of the 2016 vintage to see what the Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot blend was like four years in.

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Supernatural Wine Co Spook Light 2019 Review – Decant This One

We've been getting into naturally made wines more and more recently, thanks to joining clubs like Mysa Wine Club that specialize in this production style. As part of that, we've been receiving bottles that are a bit unconventional, and the Supernatural Wine Co Spook Light Pinot Gris 2019 was certainly that.

Why? Well, this one was fermented with the skins on to produce an orange wine!

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Pietramore Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2016 Review – Fruit and Tannin

We have a tendency to describe red wines that are fruit-forward with little secondary dimensions as good table wine, and the Pietramore Montepulciano d'Abruzzo is close to what we often consider for that distinction.

But this one offers a modest amount of tannins to round out the fruit and comes together for a pretty balanced, if still fruit-forward, wine.

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