Month: July 2011

SF Weekly – SF Foodie Wine Blog (W. Blake Gray)

July 2011

Massican Winemaker Came from Sports Illustrated for Kids: “Petroski’s results are impressive. I loved the Massican Annia Napa Valley White Wine 2010 ($47 on the list at Bar Tartine), and the Massican Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2010 ($59) as well. The Annia packs a lot of melon and lime and […]

SF Weekly (W. Blake Gray)

July 2011

Bar Tartine Wine List – If It’s Porn, it’s European Porn. “(Alex) Fox and I both adore the Massican Annia Napa Valley White Wine 2010 ($47), a blend of 47 percent Tocai Fruliano, 33 percent Ribolla Gialla, and 20 percent Chardonnay. On the first sip you notice the minerality, unusual […]

Terroirist – A Daily Wine Blog (David White)

July 2011

2010 Massican Gemina – Wine of the Week: “An inspired-by northeastern-Italy blend of 80% Chardonnay, 20% Ribolla Gialla, the wine was absolutely delicious. And surprisingly, it hit its peak as after about two hours out of the fridge. “Seductive” doesn’t begin to describe how captivated I was by the nose […]

Edible Magazine – Summer in a Glass (Dan Petroski, Winemaker)

2010 Massican Annia: “Annia is named after my mother, who descended from Emilio Azzue, who was born in the foothills of Mount Massico in Italy’s Campania region. The wine takes on a Southern Italian naming convention but is entirely Northeastern Italian in style. I gained awareness of the white wines […]