Le Grand Tasting Paris

Le Grand Tasting Paris is a prestigious international event dedicated to the professional world of great wines. Le Grand Tasting is a unique and unmissable meeting point between producers, professionals and private customers passionate about quality wines, in the magnificent setting of the Carrousel du Louvre. Le Grand Tasting presents a very rigorous selection of…

Franciacorta DOCG Brut Simbiotico Tenuta Villa Crespia

The term symbiosis (from greek sun and bios, that means life together) indicates the relationship that develops between two individuals of different species, aimed at a mutual benefit or at least one of the partners, without the other will come to harm. The project aims to grow a symbiotic viticulture and oenology in harmony with…

An ultra classical Aconcagua Cabernet-based blend

ERRÁZURIZ Don Maximiano 2016 Introduced with the 1983 vintage, Don Maximiano was among the first of the new generation of “Super-Chileans.” The flagship for the estate and a global symbol of how distinct and extraordinary the wines of Chile can be, this world class Cabernet oozes with irresistible fruit that is detailed, balanced and long….

The Sherry Revolution

Temperance and wisdom emerge in the Collection Finos Palmas by González Byass, which represents, as reflected in the labels for the season: “the Ages of Tío Pepe”. But what are Palmas? Palmas are designations that, as Manuel María González-Gordon defines in his book “Jerez-Xerez-Sherry”, are applied to those sherry fino wines that excel because of…

Errazuriz KAI Carmenere 2015

I love the chill October days and the shedding of leaves from the deciduous trees. My tips for staying warm while it’s cold outside are to build a campfire and open a great bottle of wine, today my choice is KAI Carmenere 2015, produced by Errazuriz. The grapes for KAI were selected from the best…

Luis Cañas Reserva Selección de la Familia 2012

Bodegas Luis Cañas is a family-owned winery that dates back to 1928, although the family has been in the grape-growing and winemaking business for more than two centuries. Today it is one of the leading wineries of Rioja Alavesa. At Luis Cañas, the vinification process starts with 222 acres of their own Tempranillo, Viura, Graciano,…

Clos Amador Brut Delicat Reserva NV

The vineyards are in the Baix Penedes and Central Penedes areas at an average altitude of 250 metres above sea level, with deep soils and average water retention capacity. The vines have been set out on espalier, with Royat type trimming or in a traditional basin, with pre-trimming and green trimming common practice in both…

Hexagon 2015

Six Sides, Six Grapes, Six Generations, a Super Premium wine from Jose Maria da Fonseca. Produced from Trincadeira, Touriga Nacional, Touriga Francesa, Tinto Cão, Syrah and Tannat, all planted in the vineyards on the Setubal Peninsula. Hexagon embodies the pursuit of excellence that has inspired the Soares Franco family throughout time. A powerful and a…

Tio Pancho Romano 1728

Which is the oldest wine you have tasted?? Last year I had the chance to taste at @somm360 the Tío Pancho Romano, a wine which dates back to 1728 and the oldest documented wine in the González Byass cellars, and I’m so lucky that I had a private visit with Antonio Flores to see the last…

Drappier Brut Nature Rosé

After almost 3 years I left my second home and a lot of friends and colleagues, it’s not the end, only the beginning, and for celebrate my boss opened a great bottle of champagne. Drappier is a Champagne producer based in the Urville region of Champagne. The house, founded in 1808, produces both vintage and…