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wine review: Frescobaldi Nipozzano Riserva Chianti 2014 – $22.40, now $17.40 for the holiday season!

Ottawa, ON December 2018   Matt's review: This complex value-priced Chianti is bursting with dark cherry, dried fig, clove, fine leather, and graphite. The palate is smooth, layered, and refreshing making it ideally suited with rich braised dishes, grilled rib... Continue Reading →

#wine review: Palagetto Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG – value priced $13 #Chianti

Ottawa, ON September 2017   Matt's review: A blend of 85% Sangiovese, 5% Merlot, 5% Canaiolo, and 5% Colorino from the Colli Senesi subregion of Chianti. Like many of the world's fine wines, Palagetto's Chianti is hand harvested, fermented in concrete... Continue Reading →

Tuscan Icon Ruffino visits Ottawa

By Matt Steeves I recently enjoyed a structured tasting of Ruffino wines led by the knowledgable and charismatic Beppe d'Andrea, Ruffino's Global Brand Ambassador, at the ever impressive Social Restaurant in the Byward Market in Ottawa, Ontario. Beppe d'Andrea, a... Continue Reading →

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