Michael McCleary

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Wine Wednesday: Four Vines Naked 2007 Chardonnay

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It's spring time and love is in the air... time to get naked!  Naked Chardonnay that is.  This 100% Chardonnay out of Santa Barbara is fermented in stainless steel, not a touch of oak even near it.  If fresh and crisp are things you treasure in a chilled white wine this will satisfy your...

Wine Wednesday: Plungerhead 2007 Old Vine Zinfandel Reviewed

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First impressions are huge.  The first thing that will strike you about Plungerhead is it's namesake, the spiral-top "cork".  Don't fret.  It offers just as good a seal as traditional corks (maybe better, it is a little hard to open).  This wine is Big.  Not for the timid wine drinker. ...

Wine Wednesdays: Coltibuono Cancelli 2006 Reviewed

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Summertime.  The Coltibuono Cancelli 2006 is a very nice summer red geared towards everyday consumption.  The Sangiovese and Syrah play nicely together.  Straight forward, young, fruity wine with a decent structure and slight minerality.  The nose has the slightest touch of...