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Pierpaolo Pecorari Venezia Giulia Malvasia 2020 (IGP)

Winemaker: Pierpaolo PecorariVarietal: Malvasia Istriana I was looking for a wine to try out for this week and my wife chose this 2020 Malvasia from Pierpaolo Pecorari. The Malvasia grapes are grown in gravelly soil with limestone, giving the wine a bright acidity and mineral undertones. The wine is fermented in stainless steel, remaining on…

Domaine du Grand Tinel Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2019

Winery: Domaine du Grand TinelVarietals: White Grenache (60%) Clairette (25%) Roussanne (15%)Located in the Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur region of Southern France, the commune known as Châteauneuf-du-Pape is celebrated for its red wines, rich and almost jammy with fruit notes of raspberry. So well- known are these reds that one can almost be forgiven for not knowing…

Wine Advent-ure Calendar Day 24: My 2 Cents Cabernet Sauvignon

Winemaker location: Pays d’Oc, FranceAt long last we’ve come to the end of Costco’s Wine Advent-ure Calendar. Our final wine is a Cabernet Sauvignon from the Southern French region of Languedoc called 2 Cents. As Costco notes, France is the birthplace of Cabernet Sauvignon – as well as many, many other popular, “premium” grape varietals,…

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