Via Romano


Via Edetana Grenache Blend 2005

Palmer Emmitt

I still have quite a few wines like this from my early days of wine collecting - stuff that was highly rated or recommended in the $15-30 price range (this was $18 from Wine Library in 2009). Wines that could provide a great quality for the price, but that no one, including me, ever expected would spend a dozen years in my cellar. Many people would assume wines like this one to be hopelessly past prime, but over and over again I’m surprised how well so many of them - from both the old and new world - hold up. At first this wine seemed to be over the hill, with some brownish tinge to the color, balsamic aroma and leathery mouthfeel, but the longer it’s in my glass the more I’m enjoying it. The sweet and intense red cherry fruit is sightly raisiny in character yet still somehow bright, the tannins are integrated but still firm, and the acid is balanced and mouth watering. Pretty classic Grenache-Carignane that would hold its own against Priorats costing several multiples of its price. Sometimes wine makes you smile (most times). — 3 days ago

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Château Le Devoy Martine

Via Secreta Lirac Red Rhone Blend

Same notes apply, except the immense mouth feel of this wine. Really just soul filling. — 25 days ago

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Sublime! Cheers friend! 🍷


Via Terra Garnatxa Blanca 2019

100% granacha blanca

13% abv

surprising high acidity.

lovely, fruity and balanced.

excellent vfm (55 nis as a part of a half case of it)
— 3 days ago

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Romano Clelia

Colli di Lapio Fiano di Avellino Fiano 2013

Best in class Fiano, non-Unti division. Haven’t had an old white in a while and there’s something about the taste that just draws me in. This tastes old, in a good way. Dusty. Lemon zest and dried apricot. Full-bodied but still crisp. Straw color, higher ABV for sure. Tasting notes in collaboration with @Caroline Graham — 19 days ago

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Calera Wine Company

Central Coast Pinot Noir 2016

Via KJW | With Easter dinner — 9 days ago

E. Pira & Figli (Chiara Boschis)

Via Nuova Barolo Nebbiolo 2016

Marvelous. Decanted and drank throughout the day to see how it changed. Cherry, raspberry, hint of tar, licorice, violets. The flavor lingers endlessly. Fresh and complex. — 9 days ago

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Piero Riccardi Lorella Reale

Collepazzo Olevano Romano Cesanese

Very clean finish. Fruity a little minerals — 25 days ago

Romano Dal Forno

Monte Lodoletta Amarone della Valpolicella Corvina Blend 2013

After wading through sage smudge sticks & ashen pine forests I stumble upon Willy Wonka’s sinister step brother’s setup lined with dried black cherries, dark chocolate covered cherry cordials & espresso beans, soaked rum cake, brandied soaked plums, figs and a finish of cocoa powder with flowerless dark chocolate cake — a month ago

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Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2019

Via KJW | nice and light; cran...A: “light without being juicy..flavors that I love but drank like a wine compared to some of the other young ones we’ve had. Perfect for me.” — a day ago