Wednesday, March 10, 2010

The Importance of Shippers and Importers... like Frederick Wildman & Sons.

A great importer or shipper of foreign wines. Lots from South America...
When looking for something new to try, consider the name of the shipper or importer.

Frederick Wildman & Sons offers reviews and Point Scores for their wines:

I was in a grocery store this weekend.
Sampled two nice red wines: Both from the same shipper - Frederick Wildman & Sons.

Trapiche - Broquel Malbec 2007

88 Points
Wine Spectator
publication date: Nov 15 2009

“Racy dark raspberry ganache and boysenberry notes are laced with fig cake and graphite. Toasty, but stays fresh. Very solid.”

Trapiche - Broquel - Cabernet Sauvignon - Argentina

Broquel Cabernet Sauvignon 2006

87 Points
Wine Spectator
publication date: Aug 31 2008

“Fresh, with good focus to the raspberry, licorice and graphite notes, followed by a toasty finish."