Terroir Review

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Commentary on food, wine, and the pleasures of the table


Wine reviews and pairing suggestions
2016 Massican Gaspare Bianco Friuli Colli Orientali

A collaboration between Californian and Friulian winemakers

2016 FEL Chardonnay Anderson Valley

Light-textured Chardonnay sparkled with herbs

1998 Le Vieux Donjon Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Old-vine Châteauneuf, drinking beautifully twenty years out

2013 Ramey Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

Expertly crafted and age-worthy Napa Cabernet

2013 Corison Cabernet Sauvignon Kronos Vineyard Napa Valley

Perfumed, elegant, and shimmery old-vine Cabernet

2014 Fields Family Wines Zinfandel Stampede Vineyard Lodi

Deft, drinkable, and delicious Lodi Zin

2013 Ramey Syrah Rogers Creek Vineyard Sonoma Coast

A profound, and profoundly age-worthy, vineyard designate Syrah from the Sonoma Coast

2014 Ramey Syrah Sonoma Coast

Exceptional value in an Old World style California Syrah


Cheese reviews and pairing suggestions

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