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WBW #42 Just Seven Words

February 13, 2008
Wine: 2005 Carpineto Dogajolo Dry Red Table Wine
Cost: About $12 at The Winery
Alcohol Content:13%
Closure: Real cork
Locale: Tuscany, Italy
Blend: 80% Sangiovese, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon

Many thanks to Andrew of Spittoon who is hosting this iteration of WBW, with the theme "Just Seven Words." Andrew asked us to choose an Italian red, any Italian red, and put our tasting notes into just 7 words that are grammatically correct.

My 7 words:

Riding horses through eucalyptus and berry fields.


  1. Edward said...

    Well said. The visual you've created sounds like quite a few Sangiovese dominant wines I've tried.

    2/13/08, 8:23 AM  

  2. MonkuWino said...

    Wow, that was a great 7-word description. That raises the bar for the rest of us!

    2/13/08, 11:45 AM  

  3. David McDuff said...

    Excellent work, Megan. Expressive, precise, even artful.

    2/13/08, 6:09 PM  

  4. Hunter Angler Gardener Cook said...

    That's a fine super-Tuscan! Here's another seven words fer ya: It's a thoughtful aristocrat offering artful structure.

    2/13/08, 7:21 PM  

  5. Taster B said...

    oooh, I like your seven words!

    2/13/08, 8:24 PM  

  6. Dale Cruse said...

    I had a fun time with this WBW. In fact, I did the same wine twice!

    2/13/08, 9:11 PM  

  7. SB Wine Advocate said...

    looks like you enjoyed the sangiovese blended with a bit of cab providing some eucalyptus notes. I like that your 7 words are action oriented.

    2/13/08, 10:09 PM  

  8. Andrew said...

    very evocative - riding or galloping I wonder?

    2/15/08, 11:14 AM  

  9. Sonadora said...

    Thanks everyone for the comments!

    Andrew, definitely riding, galloping evokes too much horse sweat :)

    3/1/08, 12:14 PM  

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