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The Mellowness of Malo

The Mellowness of Malo

If you’ve ever taken a wine class or have been around, say, Chardonnay drinkers, the term “malolactic fermentation” may have been on the wine-soaked tongues of your peers. It also may have been referred to by its nickname, “malo,” as in, “Wow, I’m totes getting some serious malo on this Chard.” It’s a term used […]

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What’s Up With Them Peppery Notes?

What’s Up With Them Peppery Notes?

Ever smelled green bell pepper, cracked black pepper or jalapeño in a wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Cabernet Sauvignon and wondered how those aromas got there? These aromas are just mother nature’s way of saying what-up and adding to a resulting wine’s complexity. Let me explain: In the early summer, when the grapes are […]

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