Almost perfect

Reviews of wines that are almost perfect quality.

Almost perfect, Chill with Friends, Easy to Find, Pairs with Food, Under 15 Bucks, White, Wine Reviews

White wine review: Callia Alta 2010 Torrontes Valle de Tulum (Argentina)

Torrontés is one of those grape varieties that teeters on the edge of massive popularity. Its soft, elegant feel in the mouth, coupled with extreme fragrance and fruit could make it a no-brainer for women wine drinkers and men with enough balls to drink a white wine that smells like flowers. It is ... Read More »

Terra d'Oro Sangiovese 2008
Almost perfect, Impressive/Gift, Pairs with Food, Red, Sustainable/Organic, Wine Reviews

Wine reviews: Terra d’Oro 2009 Barbera and Terra d’Oro 2008 Sangiovese Amador County

I applaud the cojones that California winemakers are growing. Instead of blending in obscure red varietals that grow so extraordinarily well in this state (see Tempting Tempranillo), they slap grape names like Aglianico and Sangiovese on labels now. In a society that generally wine shops by comfort ... Read More »