Category: Producer profiles

Arnione: A new Bolgheri superstar?

Arnione: A new Bolgheri superstar?

Remember the name ‘Arnione’, says Aldo Fiordelli, who wonders whether the time has come for a new star in Bolgheri to join established names such as Sassicaia, Ornellaia, Tignanello and Masseto.

Arnione Bolgheri

Remember the name…

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Château Lafleur vertical: 1993-2013

Château Lafleur vertical: 1993-2013

Decanter’s John Stimpfig tasted 10 selected vintages of Lafleur to mark two upcoming auctions at Christie’s with wines from this legendary Pomerol estate.

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Harvesting grapes by hand at Château Lafleur in Pomerol.

John Stimpfig tastes 10 vintages of Pomerol legend Lafleur back to 1993…

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California’s Ramey wines: Latest releases tasted

California’s Ramey wines: Latest releases tasted

See exclusive tasting notes and ratings on the latest releases from California’s Ramey Wine Cellars…

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Ramey’s first estate vineyard, Westside Farms.

See tasting notes and scores…

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Pewsey Vale: The original Eden Valley Riesling

Pewsey Vale: The original Eden Valley Riesling

Pewsey Vale celebrate their 170th anniversary this year. Sarah Ahmed tastes some current and museum releases of their dry Eden Valley Rieslings…

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Pewsey Vale vineyards

Sarah Ahmed profiles Eden Valley producer Pewsey Vale…

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Elvio Cogno Barolo: Tasting the Ravera cru

Elvio Cogno Barolo: Tasting the Ravera cru

Michaela Morris explores the essence of the Ravera cru with Elvio Cogno owner Valter Fissore and a tasting of vintages from 2004 to 2012, published online exclusively for Decanter Premium members.

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The Elvio Cogno property, directly overlooking its Ravera vines.

Michaela Morris tastes nine vintages of this Barolo cru…

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Dal Forno Amarone: 1988-2010

Dal Forno Amarone: 1988-2010

An rare opportunity to taste 20 vintages of Dal Forno’s Amarone, organised by Fine & Rare in London.

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Romano Dal Forno Amarones.

A 20 vintage vertical of Dal Forno’s Amarones…

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Trefethen: Profile and wine ratings

Trefethen: Profile and wine ratings

Californian wine expert Elin McCoy charts the ascension of Napa’s Trefethen Family Vineyards and shares her tasting notes from their wine collection, including Library Selection Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignons from 1979-2015.

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Since the 1970s, Trefethen’s wines have been a family-based success story. Credit trefethen.com

In 2014, when a major earthquake shook the Napa Valley, the Trefethen Family Vineyards’ pumpkin coloured 19th century wooden winery …Continue reading »

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Poderi Aldo Conterno – Profile and wine reviews

Poderi Aldo Conterno – Profile and wine reviews

Made in limited quantities, the Barolos of Aldo Conterno are highly sought-after, with his sons continuing the winemaking philosophy of their father. Stephen Brook explores the history of this perfectionist estate.

Poderi Aldo Conterno estate
The Poderi Aldo Conterno estate is located in Bussia, in the village of Monforte d’Alba, the heart of the Barolo wine region

Stephen Brook explores the history of this perfectionist estate…

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Poderi Aldo Conterno – Profile and wine reviews

Poderi Aldo Conterno – Profile and wine reviews

Made in limited quantities, the Barolos of Aldo Conterno are highly sought-after, with his sons continuing the winemaking philosophy of their father. Stephen Brook explores the history of this perfectionist estate.

Poderi Aldo Conterno estate
The Poderi Aldo Conterno estate is located in Bussia, in the village of Monforte d’Alba, the heart of the Barolo wine region

Stephen Brook explores the history of this perfectionist estate…

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Domaine Dujac: Profile and wine ratings

Domaine Dujac: Profile and wine ratings

Burgundy master Clive Coates MW tells you everything that you need to know about Domaine Dujac, along with historical tasting notes on wines from top vintages – as part of a series that looks back at domaine profiles from Clive’s most recent books.

Unlike most Burgundian estates, whether they have been bottling for a number of decades or only embarked on this path …Continue reading »

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