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Ellen Lainez

Ellen Lainez

898 days ago

Ellen reviewed this wine:

Organic skin contact orange wine. A cuvee made of Malvazija Istarska, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio. On the nose, notes of acacia flowers, dried apricots, forest floor and caramel. On the palate, more stone fruit, orange peel, with nutty and salty notes. Gentle tannins and very complex.

898 days ago

Ellen scored this wine: 97/100

Amazing skin contact amber wine macerated in the Georgian traditional way: Amphoras or qvevri. Aromas of dried apricot, caramel and flowers, on the palate some light tannin, oak and even vanilla, refreshing and uniquely prone to age exceptionally well. Long finish and balanced. Outstanding orange wine.

Vadio Bairrada Tinto 2012

Barraida D.O.C., Portugal
2548 days ago

Ellen scored this wine: 88/100

A hit if you are ready for something different. I found out that is was from 100% Braga vines (Northern Portugal) gives the wine a fresh cherries and. mineral taste, a bit bitter in the finish but pleasant. Dried berries and plum and sweet spices, sort of tart oak and olives!

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