Category Archives: Zibibbo (Muscat of Alexandria)

James the Wine Guy Interview Series: Josè Rallo, Donnafugata Wines

Josè Rallo heads up communication at Donnafugata and also is a member of the Rallo family that owns and operates Donnafugata.  Donnafugata is emblematic for me in terms of gorgeous labels that convey Sicilia, an homage to the book by … Continue reading

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Donnafugata Ben Rye Passito di Pantelleria – 2008 – 9.3 – James Melendez

This wine is 100% Zibibbo (Muscat of Alexandria) Beautiful golden dessert wines can go from initial taste and descend into unsatisfactory finish but this wine is remarkably even and it’s complexity deepens.  Notes of truffled honey, white rose petals, and … Continue reading

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