Natalie MacLean - delicious wine picks and pairings
www.nataliemaclean.com

Vintages Release April 1, 2023

Paid Members of my site can access all 65 wines that I've reviewed for April 1, 2023, with my scores, food matches and the stock for each wine in their closest stores.

They can click on any wine to add it to their Shopping List to print or access on their smartphone with my mobile apps. Become a Paid Member today and get the inside line on good wine.

Login to see Natalie's scores and notes

Reviewed Wines | All Wines | Group by Wine Type | Group by Country/Region

Increase Font Size | Decrease Font Size


Red Wine

Carpineto Riserva Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano 2017, Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy: Carpineto Riserva 2017 Nobile Di Montepulciano is produced from mostly Sangiovese with some Canaiolo. Most of the wine was aged in Slavonian oak casks for two years with a portion in French oak barrels. Fragrant with bright cherry and baking spice aromas, the wine is dry, medium-plus-bodied and vibrant with ripe, tart red berry and cherry, dried herbs, pepper and well-integrated oak spice. Tannins are fine-grained and rounded. Decant for two hours if having tonight, but can easily cellar to 2030. Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano food pairings: grilled sirloin steak, tourtière, roast duck. Drink: 2023 - 2033 368910 13% XD 750 mL $34.95 Score: 95/100. April 2023. Top Rated Red Wine Full Review Add to Shopping Cart

White Wine

Tyrrell's Chardonnay 2019, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia: From Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Tyrrell's 2019 Chardonnay comes from a long winemaking family lineage established in 1858. This stylish Chard is fresh and bright with ripe stone fruit, orchard fruit, citrus zest and nuanced oak spice flavours, dry, medium-plus-bodied and vibrant on the palate. Fermented in stainless steel tanks, the wine also spent five months in a combination of new and neutral French oak barrels. Chardonnay food pairings: pork tenderloin, grilled chicken dishes, pan-fried halibut in lemon butter. Drink: 2023 - 2025 22985 12.5% XD 750 mL $24.95 Score: 88/100. April 2023. Full Review Add to Shopping Cart


© 2024 Natalie MacLean