Author Archives: Aliye Melton

Chateau Sainte Roseline: Church, History and Fine Wine

Sainte Roseline Cloister

Perched in the heart of Provence, Chateau Sainte Roseline has a history that dates back to the 12th Century. The 12th Century Roman cloister was once the home of the Abbey of Celle-Rouband and of the celebrated Sainte Roseline. Born to a noble family, Sainte Roseline was known for feeding the poor from her family’s private stores in times of ... Read More »

Tradition in Tuscany: Mocali Wines

Montepulciano Vineyards

Perched in the heart of the Tuscan countryside the charming village of Montalcino is home to some of Italy’s most famous wines. Since the 1950’s the Ciacci family has been producing outstanding wine from this region under the Mocali label. As is traditional, the Mocali Brunello, which roughly translates as “little dark one” in the local vernacular, wines are made ... Read More »

Pape Clement: Excellence in a Difficult Vintage

The 2012 Vintage was a difficult one in Bordeaux, but Chateau Pape Clement wines, both red and white, have emerged as superstars of the vintage.  In April , Robert Parker released his report on the bottled wines saying, “what stands out about the bottles 2012 Bordeaux is that they performed as well, if not better, than the barrel tastings.” The ... Read More »

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