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Domaine de Marquiliani

Vin de Corse Rosé Gris de Marquiliani 2017

Stuck inside and dreaming of better days abroad or just in a backyard with friends?

This wine helped me take a little escape to the island of Corsica, the home of the one and only Napoleon Bonaparte. This is one of 2 amazing rose wines from Marquiliani. This was my first Gris rose from Marquiliani and it's been a few years since I hade the regular rose.

Domaine Marquiliani is one of the top producers of wine (and olive oil & almonds) on the island and are a small family owned and operated by Anne Amalric and her father Daniel who founded the modern history of this winery in the 1950s.

Pale and watery in color, this is the "Gris" rose. Gorgeous notes of pink citrus, jasmine florals, minerals and fennel seed, no doubt from the high dose of Syrah in the blend. The wine grew tremendously in the glass and after an hour it was firing on all cylinders. Elegant on the palate with a stunning density and length on the nose. Pure and refreshing, it appealed to both the intellectual and hedonistic side of my tastes. Gorgeous, buying more ASAP!
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- 50% Sciaccarellu, 40% Syrah, 10% Vermentino
- 2 ha of vines in schist and granite gravel with silt soils, planted 1964
- direct press rose and cold-soaked for 72 hours!!
- fermented in stainless and sees NO Malo

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— 2 months ago

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Exton Park

Pinot Meunier Rosé

Andrew Stover
9.5

Exton Park Pinot Meunier Rosé NV, Hampshire, UK
Light salmon colour. Dried red fruits, orange zest, toasted brioche on a racy, mineral-laced finish. Nice creaminess through the end.
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— 2 years ago

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St. Gabriel

Rheinhessen Riesling 2012

#Mondaynight wine #StGabriel #Riesling 2012 #Rheinhessen
Off-dry, dissolved CO2, lifted white floral, with pungent and vibrant meyer lemon and minerality, and a tady waxy on the palate.
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#vino #winelife #Rieslinglove
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— 4 years ago

Tua Rita

Rosso dei Notri SuperTuscan Blend 2016

Greg Ballington
9.1

Reminiscing about this amazing value Super Tuscan we had at Officina last week during restaurant week in DC.
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2016 Tua Rita Rosso dei Notri
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Maremma, Tuscany, Italy
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Restaurant week at Officina and a perfect wine for our three course meal. Thank you Natalie for the recommendation. Deep ruby red in appearance. Took some time to open up on the nose but showed layers of mocha, floral, touch of minerals, blue and black fruits and spices. Medium tannins (5.5/10) with balanced acidity and a medium plus body. Plush Merlot definitely comes through in the mid palate with black currants, black cherries, chocolate, espresso and a touch of earthiness. Long and lingering finish. Drink till 2023.
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Crazy good wine for only $60.00 on a wine list. Made up of 50% Sangiovese with the remainder made up of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah, making this a true Super Tuscan Blend. All the Sangiovese is aged in stainless steel while the rest are aged in barriques. This wine is from an area in the southern part of Tuscany called Maremma, more specifically Upper Maremma in the Colline Metallifare zone. Need to find some more of this IGT. Label is designed by Raffaele De Rosa.
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91 MD Points
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$ - Purchased off the wine list at Officina in DC for $60.00. Retail price is $17.99 at MacArthur’s Beverages.
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— a year ago

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James Cahill

James Cahill

I’m a big officina fan!
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@James Cahill love than place, food is phenomenal. We need to grab drinks sometime soon!
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Absolutely, let’s do that.

E. Guigal

Côtes du Rhône White Rhone Blend 2013

#EGuigal 2013 #CotesduRhoneBlanc
Different from what I am used to, but then perhaps I really need to taste a lot more
#Viognier I guess this one may take some time to grow on me.
Floral, fresh pear, kiwi, and honeysuckle.
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(55% Viognier,
#Marsanne from #StPeray , and #Roussanne )
— 4 years ago

Saarloos & Sons

Extended Family Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir

Not sure what to think about this one. My friend liked it. I on the other hand did enjoy it as much. Seemed to me to be sort of a creamy fruit forward Pinot. It may have been because this was a second bottle of the night my palate was off a bit. Normally I love this producer so I will revisit and see if anything changes. #saarloosandsons #staritahills #losolivos #pinotnoir #winestagram #california #centralcoastwine — 2 years ago

Tim, Mike and 2 others liked this

Saarloos & Sons

Workhorse Fatman Terrace/Windmill Ranch Syrah

It may have just been a good day or it may have been a really good bottle of wine. But this Syrah is really enjoyable. A little more blackberry than blueberry to me. Touch of pepper and licorice add to the beautiful finish. There is not a lot of this made and you owe it to yourself to try it before it is gone. #saarloosandsons #syrah #ballardcanyon #fatmanterrace #winestagram — 2 years ago

Eric, Tim and 3 others liked this

Domaine Chignard

"Les Moriers" Fleurie Gamay 2015

this ’15 Fleurie is just a baby, and it's young taste reminds me exactly (in a good way!) of three favorite childhood candies: cherry jolly ranchers, red vines licorice, and violet pastilles. With a decant it’s already drinking well and showing depth beyond it's fruit, and it’s youthful grip and impressive length and balance signals great things in the coming years as it grows up and into maturity. #kermitlynch #domainechignard #fleurie #beaujolais #terroir #wine #winelover #winelovers #winestagram — 3 years ago

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Valdo

Oro Puro Prosecco di Valdobbiadene Superiore Brut Prosecco

This is a great easy drinking prosecco for 20 buck take a bottle with you everywhere you go. #winestagram — 5 years ago