Wine Review: 2006 Riserva, Nusserhof, Sudtirol, Lagrein

The Modern Somm’s Wine Review 2006 Riserva, Nusserhof, Heinrich Mayr, Sudtirol Lagrein Alto Adige, Italy Price: $31.99 Rating: 5 out of 5 Stars   A brief non-snobby history of Lagrein For those unfamiliar with “Lagrein”(pronounced “La-Grain”) as I’m sure the average wine drinker in North America may be, it’s a grape grown in one region: Trentino-Alto Adige, which is located

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2010 Conn Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Review

The Modern Somm’s Wine Review 2010 Conn Creek Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley Price $29.99 The Modern Somm’s Rating: 4 out 5 Stars My Thoughts Great bang for the buck. While not a cheap wine, it’s got all the thrills and chills of a $100 Napa Cab. Great for an easy drink or with your big fatty grilled meats! Only reason

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2008 Cesari Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico Wine Review

The Modern Somm’s Wine Reivew 2008 Cesari Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico Wine Review Price $43.99 The Modern Somm’s Rating: 3 1/2 out of 5 Stars What does it smell like? Very complex: Vanilla Cream, Oak, Dried Black Cherry, Mocha, Black Pepper, Green Bell Pepper What does it taste like? Flavors: Vanilla, Tart Dried Black Cherry, Mocha and lots of Spice

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Wine Review: Warre’s Otima 10 Year Old Tawny Port

The Modern Somm’s Wine Review Warre’s Otima Ten Year Old Tawny Port Price: $21.99 The Modern Somm’s Rating: 4 out of 5 Stars Other Ratings: 90 Pts – Wine Spectator My Thoughts Port can be kind of funny in the $15 to $25 price range. I hate price-hunting, but with Port you have to be careful when buying wine by

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