Month: March 2014

Vinography (Alder Yarrow)

March 2014

Napa Wines and a Diversity of Opinions: 2012 Massican Annia White Blend. Palest gold in the glass, this wine smells of apple, pear, and exotic citrus. In the mouth the wine has incredible poise and juiciness with electric flavors of lemon, ripe pear, and pink grapefruit. Excellent balance, and deep […]

NorCal Wine (Fred Swan)

March 2014

Unexpected Napa Valley Wines: 2012 Massican Annia. If you want to start throwing “hipster” around, I guess this would be the time. Massican’s Dan Petroski went to Columbia, has lived in Brooklyn and worked in publishing before chucking it all to to study winemaking in Italy. Now in Napa Valley, […]