Terroir Review

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Wine reviews and pairing suggestions
NV Besserat de Bellefon Cuvée des Moines Brut Rosé Champagne

Opulent brut rosé Champagne

2017 Massican Annia White Wine Napa Valley

Elegant, delicate blended white

2013 Buglioni Valpolicella Classico Superiore Ripasso

Woodsy, spicy Valpolicella ripasso

2016 Trombetta Chardonnay Gap’s Crown Vineyard Sonoma Coast

Opulent, concentrated Chardonnay

2016 Trombetta Chardonnay Four Brothers Vineyard Sonoma Mountain

Chardonnay both ample and cooling

2016 Trombetta Chardonnay Indindoli Vineyard Russian River Valley

Juicy Russian River Chardonnay

2017 Massican Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley

Sunny, stony Napa Sauvignon Blanc

2016 Gorghi Tondi Grillo Khierè Sicilia

Organically grown, native Sicilian white


Cheese reviews and pairing suggestions

Introducing Terroir Letters

Commentary by guest authors on terroir and why food matters Read all Terroir Letters
Meg Houston Maker’s Press, Awards, and Accolades