Tempted by Tempranillo

Tempranillo is a wine that’s on the come up. It’s slowly, but surely taking center stage. A good day to get it in is November 9th which is “International Tempranillo Day”. I had the opportunity to catch up with Ana Fabiano, Rioja’s North American Ambassador and author of the The Wine Region of Rioja. We talked Tempranillo and Rioja… of course: YS: […]

Pompette Notes: Mercer Estates Sharp Sisters Red Blend 2013

A wonderful juicy red wine from  is Washington State by Mercer Estates produced on their Horse Heaven Hills Estate. This handcrafted wine is a tribute to Carma Sharp-Mercer and her sisters. The grapes in this wine are Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Malbec, Sangiovese, and Petit Verdot. On the nose will be blackberries, plums, cherries, vanilla, and black pepper. The wine […]