Category: Wine Regions

Mexico is an interesting wine country | Britt on Forbes

Mexico is an interesting wine country | Britt on Forbes

Mexico is well on its way to become a very interesting fine wine country. It is true that much of the country is too warm and dry for wine growing, but if you know where to plant and what to plant you can make some very good wines here. Mexico d…

Domaine de Chevalier vertical: 2000 – 2017

Domaine de Chevalier vertical: 2000 – 2017

Jane Anson tastes a vertical of Domaine de Chevalier wines, exclusively for Decanter Premium members.

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Super Tuscan evolution: Comparing Tignanello and Solaia

Super Tuscan evolution: Comparing Tignanello and Solaia

Michaela Morris compares several vintages of Antinori’s Tignanello and Solaia, looking at the stylistic evolution of two wines born several years apart in the 1970s but from the same Tuscan property.

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Comparing the evolution of Tignanello and Solaia.

An in-depth look at two ‘Super Tuscan’ pioneers…

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Ageing of half-bottles – ask Decanter

Ageing of half-bottles – ask Decanter

How does the ageing of half bottles differ from full sized…?

ageing half bottles

How does the ageing of half bottles differ from full sized…?

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Tignanello wines rated: Eight vintages from 1997 to 2013

Tignanello wines rated: Eight vintages from 1997 to 2013

Read tasting notes and ratings for eight Tignanello vintages between 1997 and 2013 inclusive, written by Michaela Morris and published here exclusively for Premium members.

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Inside the Tenuta Tignanello in Val di Pesa.

How some of the top vintages are faring now…

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Tignanello wines rated: Eight vintages from 1997 to 2013

Tignanello wines rated: Eight vintages from 1997 to 2013

Read tasting notes and ratings for eight Tignanello vintages between 1997 and 2013 inclusive, written by Michaela Morris and published here exclusively for Premium members.

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Inside the Tenuta Tignanello in Val di Pesa.

How some of the top vintages are faring now…

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Burgundy panel tasting: Mâconnais 2016 best buys

Burgundy panel tasting: Mâconnais 2016 best buys

The Chardonnays from the five key appellations in this underrated Burgundy region offer some of France’s most exciting and great-value wines. Read our report on 139 wines tasted by our three-strong expert panel, with an introduction by Andy Howard MW…

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The Chardonnays from the five key appellations in this underrated Burgundy region offer some of France’s most exciting and great-value wines, says Andy Howard MW…

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Tasting Conti Costanti: Eight vintages compared

Tasting Conti Costanti: Eight vintages compared

Michaela Morris tastes Conti Costanti at the Colle a Matrichese estate, including a ‘captivating’ 1975 vintage and a piece of history from 1967…

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The Costanti vineyards

Including a ‘captivating’ 1975…

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Tasting Conti Costanti: Eight vintages compared

Tasting Conti Costanti: Eight vintages compared

Michaela Morris tastes Conti Costanti at the Colle a Matrichese estate, including a ‘captivating’ 1975 vintage and a piece of history from 1967…

Conti Costanti
The Costanti vineyards

Including a ‘captivating’ 1975…

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Brunello di Montalcino 2013, a classic year to wait for; the anteprima report

Brunello di Montalcino 2013, a classic year to wait for; the anteprima report

The week of Tuscan previews, anteprima, ended with the presentation of Brunello di Montalcino 2013 and Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2012. An appointment you do not want to miss. Even Sting came by and played some songs the last day. BKWine Mag…