The Morning Claret

Simon J Woolf & Friends on Wild and Wonderful Wines

Day: 15 July 2020

Magula – Carboniq 2019

Magula’s carbonic macerated Blauer Portugieser tastes glorious in this vintage, where the 2018 felt a bit green and unattractively reductive. Here the fruit is juicy and joyful, packed with red cherry and wild strawberry. Despite the featherlite alcohol (10.5%), there Read more

Magula – Frankovka Unplugged 2016

Vlad Magula explains that this wine is called “unplugged” because it was never processed by any machines. The grapes were crushed by foot, and then fermented stems and all. Instead of pressing, only the free-run juice was used. The wine Read more