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What You Should Know About Ornellaia and DOC Bolgheri

by Fred Swan - Guest Blogger

Ornellaia Estate has long been one of the Bolgheri region’s best. Ornellaia Rosso, its top of the line, is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Petit Verdot. It rivals not just any other “Super Tuscan,” but the best wines from any region focused on those varieties.

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Merlot — What You Should Know

by Fred Swan - Guest Blogger

Forget old stereotypes. Merlot can make great wines, wines of balance with tannins, acidity, fruit and savoriness tugging at opposing corners to create a taut, exciting glass of red. Here's what you should know about Merlot

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