Showing posts from January, 2017

The 8 "Great Crus" Sordo

Let me introduce you these wonderful barolos from Sordo. I had the chance to taste some of them a few months ago here in Montreal and they absolutely are wines to discover! Available only in private imports, represented by Fenzovino. Azienda Agricola Sordo Giovanni  become among the only wineries of the whole area of the Langhe to have 8 Barolo Crus. A huge variety!  ROCCHE DI CASTIGLIONE   Vineyard located in one of the best areas of the Municipality of Castiglione Falletto. Aspect South East Altitude varies between 320 and 350 meters. loam soil, loose surface and traces of limestone. A little more than a meter deep layers are hard layers of white-gray marl, dry and very compact bluish. Belonging to the Helvetian period.   PARUSSI   Vineyard is located in one of the areas already identified in  high wine vocation of the municipality of Castiglione Falletto. Exposure: West-South West Altitude varies between 270 and 290 meters. A beautiful valley vineyard consists of

Bodegas Cándido Hernández Pío: two appelations, three brands and great wines from the mythical Canary Islands

By Marina La Forgia The wines from Bodegas Cándido Hernández Pío have an identity that we can define as traditional and modern at the same time. It is a winery with history in one of the oldest wine-making regions that are known and with an exceptional terroir, the Canary Islands. The roots of the vines that compose these wines grow in volcanic soil, which offers unique characteristics to the fruits. In addition, a modern commercial vision is approaching the history of centennial elaboration trying to seduce a current public avid of different sensations. Consumers that count on a demanding palate and with many wines in the market. For this, nothing better than elaborate wines of a very local character, extracting to the maximum the characteristics of the Canarian soil. The results are in sight (in the e nose and the palate as well), with wines of great quality and maximum expression. Their white wines have captivated me for being very fresh, intense and with very particular notes.


Considered by many one of the most fantastic estates of Minho region, full of stories and legends, with surrounding areas of rare beauty and vineyards giving rise to precious and unique nectars, Quinta de Curvos has just released the second edition of Curvos Sparkling Wine with label designed by M&A Creative Agency. The inspiration for this label follows the Curvos packaging design style with a geometric and harmonious graphic pattern. Indeed, a very seductive label!