A Summer for White Wine’s Serious Side: 2012 Massican Annia Napa Valley White. Dan Petroski’s tribute to the wines of Friuli might have had its best vintage yet, a denser and more serious wine. Nearly half is from Ribolla Gialla, a portion of which actually hails from the Bowland vineyard […]
“Yes, the battle cry of much of California’s new fringe is lower alcohol, more elegant wines, but at least part of the underpinning of the movement is not about one style or another – it’s about passion, belief, and most of all: taking chances.” Read the full article here.
California Wines Score Style Points: Massican makes a captivatingly refreshing white out of ribolla gialla, tocai friulano and chardonnay, as well as a chardonnay and a sauvignon blanc, which demonstrate that Napa can do crisp and lively as well as weighty and powerful. By day, Dan Petroski is the winemaker […]