Anthony Gismondi is one of North America's most influential and respected wine authorities. Since 1989, he has written his biweekly wine column for The Vancouver Sun, reaching approximately 10 million readers. His website, www.gismondionwine.com , is an essential resource for wine aficionados in Canada and around the world. Gismondi also co-hosts a weekly one hour wine and food show on Canadian radio: The BC Food & Wine Radio Show. He is also the co-founder and co-judge of the annual National Wine Awards of Canada and the editor for Canadian wine in Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book. His colleagues include Cheri Caleb (sales and marketing), Treve Ring (wine writer/editor), DJ Kearney (wine educator and wine personality), and Geoffrey Moss (wine writer and wine marketer), and Allison Spurrell (cheese connoisseur and writer).
Valle Las Acequias - Malbec 2015
Winery: Luis Segundo Correas
Area: Medrano, Mendoza
Grapes: 100% Malbec
Price: $ 23.99
Origin: Estate Don Angelino. Low vineyard of 85-year-old.
Harvest: Hand-picked in small plastics boxes during the fourth week of March and the first week of April
Color: Brilliant red ruby, deep intensity violet
Aroma: Red fruits with subtle notes of chocolate. Oak gives elegant soft vanilla.
Flavor: Intense, complex, dry fruits and vanilla. Balanced tannins, long finish. Concentrated, balanced tannins, and great persistence.
Oak: 10 months in 1st and 2nd Used French Oak Barrels
Pair with: roasted meats, cheese and savory foods
89/100 ANTHONY GISMONDI
Sicilia Grillo Organic 2018
Area: Trecastagni, Sicilia
Grapes: 100% Grillo
Price: $ 19.99
Origin: Single Vineyard
Harvest: by hand into crates; August-Early September
Color: brilliant straw-yellow colour
Aroma: complex with floral and citrusy notes, and hints of aromatic herbs.
Flavor: a fresh, sapid and lingering taste.
Pair with: excellent with grilled vegetables, salads and vegetarian dishes
100% CERTIFIED VEGAN & ORGANIC
16.25/20 ANTHONY GISMONDI