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Wine Reviews

Latest reviews by Meg Houston Maker
2013 Domaine Sainte-Anne Picpoul de Pinet Coteaux du Languedoc

“Picpoul fattens up with bottle age…”

2010 Rhys Vineyards Pinot Noir Bearwallow Vineyard Anderson Valley

“Opulently ripe and concentrated, with bramble fruits, berries, and spice…”

2015 Garofoli Macrina Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico Superiore DOC

“Delicate and pliant, with stone fruit, flowers—and a clean mineral cut…”

2010 Château Gigault Cuvée Viva Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux

“Black cherries, juniper berries, and finely ribbed tannins…”

2015 Ferraton Père et Fils Samorëns Côtes du Rhône Rosé

“Red apple skin, tart strawberries, a hint of garrigue. Refreshing…”

2013 Poliziano Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG

“Woody, woodsy, with brilliant cherry glints and an earthy redolence…”

2014 Poliziano Lohsa Morellino di Scansano DOCG

“Definitively a food wine for rich meats, cheeses, charcuterie, smoked whatever…”

2014 Bella Grace Vineyards Three Graces White Blend Amador County

“A complement to young cheeses, delicate meats, white-fleshed fish…”