Posts Tagged Terra d’Oro

2008 Terra d’Oro ‘Forte,’ California

The fruit for this “Super Tuscan” blend is sourced from premium vineyards. It’s 60% Sangiovese from Amador County and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa County. The wine is nearly opaque plum/purple in color. A spicy nose of cinnamon and nutmeg... Read more

2009 Terra d’Oro Aglianico, Amador County

This ancient varietal, first planted in Italy more than 2,000 years ago, offers up a nose of pickling spices, a sharp note of pectin and light red fruits. The fruit brightens up in the mouth, leading to a moderate, earthy finish. This red would pair... Read more

2009 Terra d’Oro Barbera, Amador County

A deep, nearly opaque dark plum color. At first whiff, lots of cinnamon stick wafts from the glass, joined by dark and briary crushed berries and menthol. Soft as velvet in the mouth, it invites the next sip. A balanced wine, with fine tannins.... Read more

2008 Terra d’Oro Sangiovese, Amador County

Light ruby in color and nearly transparent. The captivating nose displays dried cherry and an abundance of dried field herbs, with notes of polished leather. Ample acidity keeps the wine juicy in the mouth, picking up chocolate and earth notes at... Read more