Pasqua Desire Lush & Zin Primitivo

A throwback from last weekend… we enjoyed this Pasqua Desire Lush & Zin Primitivo wine, in company of very good friends and a delicious italian-themed tagliata. Primitivo is one of my preferred grapes, due to its intense flavour as well as dark colour. I had never heard of the winery before, however following the recommendation from our friends at Pop […]

Donnafugata La Bella Sedara 2018

As we approach the festive season, yesterday evening, we enjoyed this Donnafugata La Bella Sedara red wine in company of very good friends and a heart warming meal. This wine is made from predominantly from Nero d’Avola blended with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah. Hence you can expect flavorful and pleasant red wine. The quality behind Donnafugata brand is a […]

Varvaglione 12 e mezzo 2016

Primitivo is one of my preferred grapes for red wine due to its intense flavour as well as dark colour. A couple of weeks ago we had a lovely dinner with an awesome couple and they surprised me with a Varvaglione 12 e mezzo, 2016 vintage. Personally, I really enjoyed it, because it is quite unique whereby it’s less sweet […]

Marsovin Cheval Franc 2018

Yesterday, we opened this wonderful, locally produced, 2018 Cheval Franc from Marsovin. Personally, I love everything about this bottle of wine. The strong body, dark red colour and the flavours really make it an excellent wine for all occasions. No wonder it is “the highest-priced wine made from Cabernet – Syrah/Shiraz in Malta” (Wine-Searcher). Really looking forward to compare it […]

Donnafugata Sul Vulcano

Today, after a hard long week, we opened a wonderful bottle of Donnafugata Sul Vulcano, and hey it didn’t disappoint:) From the producer (Donnafugata): VARIETALEtna Rosso DOC made of Nerello Mascalese and a small percentage of Nerello Cappuccio TASTING NOTESThe palate is soft and enveloping; a balanced, persistent finish FOOD AND WINE PAIRINGPerfect with mediterranean antipasti and first courses based […]

Bouchard Aine & Fils Pinot Noir 2018

Red Wine We enjoyed this great bottle of 2018 Pinot Noir from Bouchard Aine & Fils last Saturday after a great cookout on the BBQ. From the producer (Bouchare Aine et Fils): VARIETAL100% Pinot Noir. TASTING NOTESVisual : Crimson ruby red color.Nose : Fine and subtle, with nice aromas of small red and black fruits.Palate : The mouth is supple, […]