Month: August 2018

Wine Enthusiast: 2017 Reviews

August 2018

Massican “Annia” – 94 Points. This is a refreshingly stunning blend of 55% Ribolla Gialla, 39% Tocai Friulano and 6% Chardonnay, the latter (from Hyde Vineyard) finding unexpected companionship with its Napa-grown Italian counterparts. Waxy and floral, it tastes of green apple and white peach with a plush midpalate and […]

Podcast: Cru, Stories from the People Behind the Wine.

August 2018

How to Achieve Quality and Consistency Over Time with Dan Petroski. After a decade long career in publishing for Time Inc., Dan Petroski got a harvest internship in Italy, booked a flight and didn’t look back. For the next year, he would live as a local in his adopted home […]

Terroir Review: 2017 Reviews

August 2018

2017 “Annia” White Wine – Annia is a blended wine constituted of a little over half Ribolla Gialla, a little less than half Tocai Friulano, and a small portion of Chardonnay, fermented in mostly used French oak. The Chardonnay hails from the Hyde Vineyard in Carneros, where Massican pulls fruit […]