Terroir Review

a journal of nature, culture, food, and place About Terroir Review

Wine

indigenous, old fangled, organic, small-batch — you get the idea
2015 Ramey Syrah Cole Creek Vineyard Russian River Valley

Concentrated, meaty Syrah from the Russian River

2015 Quivira Zinfandel Anderson Ranch Dry Creek Valley

Organically grown vineyard-designate Zin

2015 Smith-Madrone Cabernet Sauvignon Spring Mountain District Napa Valley

A good value in a Spring Mountain Cab

2017 Tin Hat Cider Woodshed Series Batch 17C

Monovarietal cider from a single wild seedling apple tree

Four Adami Prosecco

Notes on the Garbél, Dei Casel, Bosco di Gica, and Vigneto Giardino Prosecco bottlings

2018 La Valentina Pecorino Colline Pescaresi

Breezy, cooling, but still substantial Pecorino

2017 Barboursville Vermentino Reserve Virginia

A Virginia Vermentino that’s on point

2018 Pfendler Pinot Noir Petaluma Gap Sonoma County

Delicate, crystalline Petaluma Gap Pinot Noir

2018 Pfendler Chardonnay Petaluma Gap Sonoma County

Creamy, gingery Petaluma Gap Chardonnay

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