Over 25.000 tasting notes

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Saturday, 6 September 2014

83 visits around the Med.

2013 Gentilini Robola of Cephalonia Cellar Selection
Pale lemon yellow. Light tropical notes nose, minerals, volcanic and light smoky nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, fresh, elegant and fresh, slightly bitter finish. Bit warm (14) serve it chilled. 87

2013 Mediterra Xerolithia (Vilana)
Pale golden. Apples, ripe lemons, different nose. Fresh acidity, lively, elegant, fresh, fresh pears and citrus, almost salty minerals, lovely. Good length. 88

2012 Athina Santorini Assyrtiko
Towards lemon yellow. Pears, fruity, citrus, minerals, fresh nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, phenolic, structured, more creamy palate. Not the style one expects from Assyrtiko. 88

2013 Argyros Estate Aidani
Pale lemon yellow. Citrus, apples, light fresh butter note and towards light saltiness in the nose. Fresh acidity, lively, fresh and detailed, rounded, almost light aioli note in the finish. 88

2013 Argyros Estate Santorini Assyrtiko
400 year old plants! Pale lemon yellow. Apples, light citrus, transparent nose. Minerals. Fresh acidity, fresh and rounded, intense, citrus and salty minerals, fresh finish. 89

2012 Sigalas Santorini Kavalieros Assyrtiko
Towards lemon yellow. Minerals, ripe lemons, light floral note nose. Fresh acidity, rounded and creamy texture, richer and fruity, slightly warm finish. 89

2013 Mora et Memo Tino Vermentino di Sardegna
Towards lemon yellow. Apples high note over honey and ripe melons, bit rich. Fresh acidity, rounded, sweetish note, fruity, light floral note and somewhat bitter finish. Creamy. 87

2012 Nuraghe Crabioni Kanimari Vermentino di Sardegna
Towards lemon yellow. Tutti frutti, canned pears and apples nose. Freshish acidity, fruity, rounded, fairly fresh and rounded, citrus finish. 85

2013 U Tabarka Giancu
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, fresh and elegant nose. Fresh acidity, fresh and detailed, floral, fruity, minerals, creamy. 87

2013 U Tubarka Perdigiournou
Pale lemon yellow. Grapefruit, apples, melons, highly aromatic nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, aromatic, citrus, detailed, fresh and lively, good length. 88

2013 Contini Karmis
Towards lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, flinty and smoky, riper fruits behind. Fresh acidity, fruity, rich, ripe, rounded, slightly warm (13,5) good length. Bit numbing. 86

2013 Casa d'Ambra Euposia Forastera
Watery golden. Honey, some wax, very light of lilies nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, ripe, more citrus on the palate, fruity, good length. 87

2013 Casa d'Ambria Frassitelli Biancolella
Pale lemon yellow. Slightly nutty and almost beacon note on the nose, floral high notes and something earthy and sweetish towards sweet potatoes. Fresh acidity, lively, detailed, frrsh and citrusy, green apples, almost schistes like minerality, good length, 89

2013 Joaquin Joaquin dall'Isola
Towards golden. Highly floral nose, like sticking your nose into lilium regale's with a ripe peach sandwich in your hand. (Peach sandwich is unusual but there is a light bread note underneath). Freshish acidity, sweetish note, ripe fruits, fresher finish, fairly detailed. 88

2013 Caravaglio Salina Bianco
Towards lemon yellow. Scented, tropical and light citrus nose. Light canned fruits note. Freshish acidity, rounded, sweetish and grapey, think light Moscatel touch, fresh and leaner finish. 87

2012 Hauner Salina Carlo Hauner
Pale golden. Rich nutty nose, volcanic, smoky nose. Freshish acidity, fruity, yellow apples, citrus behind, more tender palate than nose, good length. 86

2013 Caravaglio Infatata
Golden. Citrus scent, orange blossoms and smoky minerals. Fresh acidity, lively and fruity, elegant and fresh, detailed, slightly bitter finish. Good length. 87

2013 Hauner Iancura
Lemon yellow. Melons, honey, floral notes nose. Freshish acidity, rounded,f ruity, fuller palate, light bitterness and fruity, salty finish, good length. 88

2012 Terre Nere Etna Bianco Vigne Niche
Pale golden. Butter, salty, minerals, lemons, orange blossoms and iris nose. Fresh acidity, lively, rounded, fresh and detailed, nuanced, creamy, long. 91

2012 Itsasmendi Itsasmendi 7
Pale golden. Light flint and butter tone, peach note far back, smoky with more air. Freshish acidity, fruity, apples, light pears core note, fresh yellow apples finish with some smoky notes behind. Good length. 86

2013 Pedralonga Albarino
Towards golden. Fruity, fresh butter and nuts, floral and yellow fruity nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, fresh, orange finish. 87

2012 Altes Benufet Garnatxa Blanca
Pale lemon yellow. Slightly reductive nose, decant it, apples, greapefruits and light floral notes, richer nose. Fresh acidity, pears, peach and Sorrento lemons palate, fresh and yellow fruity, ripe, good length. 88

2012 Rodrigues Mountain Blanco
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, aromatic, floral and grapey. Some citrus. Fresh acidity but flatter palate, fresh and fruity if leaner. 85

2012 Rodrigues El Transistor
Pale golden. Peach and canned pears, lightly scented. Fresh acidity, fresh and lively, detailed, citrus and minerals finish. 87

2012 Barco del Corneta Verdejo
Pale golden. Light popcorn and butter nose, smoky minerals. Freshish acidity, lemons, butter, smokey, fruity, rounded finish. 86

2012 Maranones Piesdescalzos
Towards lemon yellow. Smokey, nutty, freshly cut wood. Freshish acidity, fruity, rounded, apples, peach notes, citrus, fresh finish. 87

2012 Soagranorte Vidonia
Towards lemon yellow. Rich, nutty, woody, spicy and honey nose. Freshish acidity, fresh and fruity, lime and popcorn palate, smoky. 86

2013 R. Palacios Bolo
Pale lemon yellow. Floral, fruity, rounded nose, more layers behind. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, fresh, detailed, good length. 88

2013 Godeval Cepas Vellas
Towards golden. Light almonds nose, some citrus. Fresh acidity, transparent, fruity and elegant, fresh. 85

2013 R. Palacios As Sortes
Towards lemon yellow. Apples, pears, light peach and floral high note. Fresh acidity, lively, fresh and fruity, narrower, slightly creamy and rounded, fresh finish. 89

2011 Abbatucci Faustine Vieilles Vignes
Bright ruby. Herbs, red berries, seems cool and fresh. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fruity, leaner, almost Burgundian without the strawberries. 87

2012 Abbatucci Cuvée Collection Ministre Imperial Jacques-Pierre-Charles Abbatucci
Pale ruby. Red berries, fresh and fruity nose, scented and detailed nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fruity, rounded, red berries, ripe, rich, slightly warm finish, long. 90

2013 Mediterra Mandilari Langada
Ruby. Red berries, lightly scented, some liquorice the nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, fresh and detailed, quite lively and fresh, by for the best red from Crete I've tasted, but haven't tasted wines from here in years. 86

2011 Mercouri Daphne Nera
Ruby. Scented, vanilla, ripe dark fruits nose. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, rich and ripe, heavier attack before lighter finish, not as astringent as most Mavrodaphne's. Good length. Serve it slightly chilled. 87

2011 Mercouri Refosco Klonos Mercouri
About 2000 bottles made and this Refosco clone is only available in this wine. Older clone than the ones in Friuli. Deep ruby. Dark fruits, liquorice, slightly woody and almost bell pepper note nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, somewhat rustic palate, bit dry. 87

2012 Driopi Nemea Classic Agiorgitiko
Ruby. Dark fruits, anise, some vanilla, ripe fruits nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fruity, lively, rounded, fresh finish, all the way sweet dark fruits beneath. 87

2010 Gaia Nemea Estate Agiorgitiko
Ruby. Ripe, dark fruits, anise, vanilla, scented, fruity, intense nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fruity, rounded, ripe fruits, fresh and fairly lively, long. 91

2013 Pusole Cannonau di Sardegna
Bright ruby. Red berries, raspberries, lightly scented and some iron notes nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and lively, fruity, red-currants and raspberries lemonade finish. 88

2011 Atha Ruja Cannonau di Sardegna
Ruby. Ripe dark fruits, liquorice and some alcohol on the nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe and sweet but freshness to back it (served chilled), fairly smooth, slightly alcoholic finish. 87

2013 Mora et Memo Nau Cannonau di Sardegna
Ruby. Ripe, rich, intense, some herbs and dark fruits nose. Smokey and rubbery. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, fruity but somehow hollow, fresh dark fruity finish. Good length. 88

2012 Contini Nieddera
Deep ruby. Dark fruits and nettles nose, liquorice, lightly scented. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fruity, almost cassis note, fresh. 87

2010 Atha Ruja Muristellu
Ruby. Lightly smoky and towards hung game nose, pepper and liquorice. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, red and darker fruits palate, liquorice sweetness, fruity. 88

2013 U Tabarka Ciu Roussou
Ruby. Red berries, slightly spicy, dark fruits and anise. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe and sweet, bit alcoholic, bit big and also hollow for me. 85

2011 Sardus Pater Is Solus Carignano del Sulcis
Ruby. Rich, warm, fruity, ripe, almost charcoal. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, ripe, fresher palate, bit warm and sweet. 86

2009 Sardus Pater Is Arenas Carignano del Sulcis Riserva
Ruby. Rich, ripe, alcohol nose, dark fruits. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, sweet, ripe, fruity, vanilla, rich and sweet, alcohol finish. 87

2012 Caravaglio Nero du Munti
Deep ruby. Rich raspberries and plums nose, loght nettles note, fruity. Fresh acidity, ripe and soft tannins, fruity, rounded and fresh. 86

2012 Hauner Hiera
Ruby. Plums, spices, cooked raspberries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fruity, elegant, bit lean. 87

2013 Manenti Cerasuolo di Vittoria
Ruby. Scented and ripe dark berries, light alcohol note, plums and blacberries. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity and quite elegant, refreshing, raspberries finish. 88

2012 Manenti Nero d'Avola
Deep ruby. Ripe, rich, plums and figs, violets on top. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded, fresh, fairly detailed, fresher palate (serve it a bit chilled). 87

2013 Pietradolce Etna Rosso
Bright ruby. Scented, red berries, fruity, ripe, fairly detailed, Pinot like. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and vibrant, fruity but a little bit warm (14). 87

2012 Le Vigne di Eli Etna Rosso Moganazzi Volta Sciara
Ruby. Slightly spicy nose, dark fruits and red berries, light stone from stone fruit note. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, rich and alcoholic, bit hollow palate, nettles finish. 86

2012 Le Vigne di Eli Etna Rosso Pignatuni
Ruby. Scented, pears, red berries, alcohol on top on the nose. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, rich and ripe, but also hollow, alcoholic finish (15). 84

2011 Le Vigne di Eli Etna Rosso Pignatuni

2012 Franchetti Contrada R Rampante
Bright ruby. Scented, fruity, ripe and jammy, red fruits. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, quite playful, fresher palate, bit alcoholic finish. 87

2012 Franchetti Contrada P Porcaria
Ruby. Red berries, vanilla, alcohol, jammy and fruity. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded, sweet and ripe, served quite chillded making it fresher. 87

2012 Terre Nere Etna Rosso Caldera Sottana
Bright ruby. Red berries, ripe fruits, slight nettles note, scented and jammy. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fruity, ripe, sweet, jammy and some nettles again, good length. 87

2012 Terre Nere Etna Rosso Guardiola
Ruby. Scented, red berries, fresh strawberry jam nose. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, fruity and sweet, bit warm alcohol (14,5). 85

2012 Terre Nere Etna Rosso Santo Spirito
Ruby. Red berries, fruity, scented, strawberry jam nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe and rich, lots of alcohol (14,5), sweet. 87

2012 Terre Nere Etna Rosso Prephylloxera
Ruby. Alcohol over ripe and jammy red berries, scented and some anise. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, rich and big, sweet, alcoholic, bit hollow finish. 87

2012 Zarate Caino Tinto
Ruby. Highly aromatic, red berries, nettles and faint rubber note. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, lively, fresh and fruity, nuanced, mouthwatering finish. 88

2011 Pedralonga Tinto DoUmia
Ruby. Scented, red berries, anise, rubber note almost like warm trainers. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, fruity, red berries, quite invigorating palate. 88

2013 Perez El Castro de Valtuille Mencia Joven
Ruby. Rich, dark fruits, jammy blueberries nose. Medium acidity, ripe tannins, soft and sweet, alcoholic (14) and somewhat unbalanced finish. 86

2012 Serrana Uttaris
Deep ruby. Rich, fruity, ripe, rubber, cooked, lightly scented nose. Medium acidity, smooth texture, fruity, rounded, a bit alcoholic. 84

2011 J. Palacios Villa de Corullon
Ruby. Red and blackberries nose, scented, ripe and fruity nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, rich and ripe, fruity, more nuances, bit big and warm. (15) 88

2011 J. Palacios Las Lamas
Ruby. Red and darker fruits nose, ripe, fruity and rich, needs air. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, rich and fruity, rounded, warm and ripe but manages, (15) even if on the warm side in the finish. 89

2011 J. Palacios Moncerbal
Ruby. Rich and jammy nose, alcohol. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, slightly fresher palate, some floral high notes, sweet and jammy. 89

2010 Telmo Rodrigues Pegaso Pizarra
Ruby. Ripe, rich, scented, dark fruits, jammy and chocolate nose. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, soft, rich and fruity, white chocolate and red berries finish, bit warm (14,5) 89

2010 Niepoort/ Seabra Ladredo
1740 bottles made. Ruby. Ripe, rich and fruity nose, alcohol. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fruity, red berries and red gooseberries palate, lively and fresh. 89

2012 Maranones Maranones
Ruby. Scented, red berries, plums, ripe and rich nose. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, sweet and ripe, leaner fruit, has some red berries freshness, warm finish. (14). 87

2011 Maranones Pena Caballera
Ruby. Spicy, red berries, leaner nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fruity, bit sweet and hollow. 86

2010 Terra Personas Negra
Ruby. Reductive, nettles, coffee, burnt rubber nose, big. Fresh acidity, ripe fruits, jammy, big and alcoholic (14,5). 86

2013 Terra Personas Vermella
Deep ruby. Rich, jammy and darkf ruits nose. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, rich and fruity, lacks complexity and length. 85

2012 Mas Doix Les Crestes
Ruby. Rich, fruity, ripe and big, alcohol on top. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, rich and fruity, livelier and more nuanced palate, fresh finish. 89

2011 Alvaro Palacios Finca Dofi
Ruby. Tobacco, anise, blue- and blackberries, scented, vanilla and some spices. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rich and sweet, somewhat jammy, rich and fruity, warm finish. 90

2011 Soagranorte La Solana
Ruby. Red berries, liquorice and sweaty feet nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, lively and fresh, redcurrants and rose hips palate, good length. 87

2012 Soagranorte El Ciruelo
Bright ruby. Red berries, scented, lighter nose, fairly detailed. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fruity, red berries, lively palate. 88

2011 Nuraghe Crabioni Moscato di Sorso-Sennori
Towards amber. Rich orange marmalade, apricot jam nose, grapey nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded if a little bit hollow and somewhat burnt note before raisins finish. 89

2012 Caravaglio Malvasia della Lipari
Golden. Rich, dried fruits, cloudberries nose. Fresh acidity, lively, fruity, intense, lacks some complexity, but fine balance and quite elegant. 88

2010 Columbu Malvasia di Bosa (dry)
Golden. Nutty, oxidised, flor notes, intense and waxy. Fresh acidity, leaner, focused, dry, something between dry sherry and Sercial from madeira, lean salty minerals finish with nut cakes and dried fruit notes. Focused. 92

1990 Contini Vernacchia di Oristano Riserva
Slightly cloudy pale amber. Caramel, toffee, behind some raisins and dried fruits. Fresh acidity, salty, minerals, intense, smoky, leaner, VA, slight dried apricots and salty finish. Long. 90

Contini Vernacchia di Oristano Antico Gregori
Orange with golden hue. Salty, minerals, salty nuts, some orange marmalade and dried apricots. Fresh acidity, intense, lively, leaner, extreme salty minerals, layered, narrow and long. This is a wine you will never find again I guess, average age of this solera is 70 years, this disappeared from the market ten years back and only about fifty bottles left! 91

Lustau Amontillado VORS 30 YO
Amber. Rich, minerals, nuts, salty, chalk and some dried fruits. High acidity, bone dry, salty, hugely intense, very refreshing and overshadows most. 91

Lustau Palo Cortado VORS 30 YO
Amber. Rich nose, intense, dried fruits, minerals, salty and almonds. High acidity, cough medicine, hugely intense, massively salty, salty pistachios, hefty finish. 92

Lustau Oloroso VORS  30 YO
Amber. Intense, raisins, nuts, dried fruits, very mineral and salty nose. High acidity, dried fruits, massively intense, nuts and lively, detailed, long. 91

All white wines tasted from Zalto Universal, reds from Riedel Vinum Burgundy

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