About Birgitta Dalenstam Lindgren

Birgitta Dalenstam Lindgren skriver på BKWine Magazine om vinprovningar, evenemang och annat om vin. Hon är bl.a. vinskribent och håller regelbundet vinkurser och vinprovningar - - - - - Birgitta Dalenstam Lindgren writes on BKWine Magazine on wine tastings, wine events and other things on wine. She is among other things wine writer and regularly tutors wine courses and gives wine tastings.
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Emiliana Novas Gran Reserva

2013 Novas Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon Emiliana, Maipo, Chile | Birgitta’s Wine of the Month

I must admit that there have been fewer and fewer wines from the New World on my table in recent years. It has happened to Chilean Cabernets have been dismissed as blackcurrant juice. But this dense, garnet red cabernet sauvignon has balance and a pleasant oak character. It has been aged in both French and […]

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Clotilde Davenne Brut Extra Crémant de Bourgogne | Birgitta’s Wine of the Month

A glass of sparkling wine is perfect when you want to celebrate or just as a nice start of dinner. Clotilde Davenne’s Crémant de Bourgogne Brut is bone-dry and certainly makes you salivate with its high acidity. But it also has so much fruit that it has an excellent balance. The blend of Pinot Noir […]

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La Frosca from Azienda Agricola Gini

La Froscà Soave, Gini 2013 | Birgitta’s Wine of the Month

Make the summer stay a bit longer with a golden yellow glass of soave classico, La Froscà Soave, Gini 2013! The wine has a nose reminiscent of yellow plums, white flowers, peach and almonds. The taste is round, almost fat, filled with yellow fruit, hints of mineral and a touch of barrel. There is enough […]

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Little Venice in Colmar

2013 Hugel Gentil | Birgitta’s Wine of the Month

Hugel Gentil is a workhorse of wine from Alsace, a wine with a summery tone. The designation Gentil means that it is made from a blend of the Alsatian green grapes. In this case, Sylvaner, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Gewurztraminer and Muscat. The colour is so bright yellow that one could easily believe that it lacks […]

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Alessandro Veglio Barbera d´Alba 2011 | Birgitta’s Wine of the Month

The Barbera grape gives wines with high acidity and soft tannins. This wine from the Piedmont has a dense deep red colour and is a very good illustration. The nose has plenty of dark fruit, some autumn leaves and spices. On the palate I find blue-berries and other dark berries. It is quite full-bodied with […]

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Do organic wines taste better? German wine producers answer

Organic, biodynamic and natural wines have a more concentrated flavour than traditionally produced wines, some of the producers claimed at a seminar on German organic wines that I recently attended. The international wine world seems to be increasingly aware of how important it is that wine be produced in a sustainable and environmentally friendly way. […]

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A glass of sparkling wine

2012 Stefan Winter Riesling Brut | Birgitta’s Wine of the Month

This Deutscher Sekt from Pfalz (Palatinate) is made with the traditional method with the second fermentation in bottle. It was recently launched on the Swedish market and is probably available elsewhere too. A fresh and fruity nose with some flowers. On the palate there is peach and citrus fruit. A long, lingering flavour. Even if […]

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Fleur du Rhone 2012, Valais / Wallis | Birgitta’s wine of the month

The grape variety Heida (also called paien) is the basis for this Swiss wine to 100%. You can find it in most grocery shops in the Basel region. It is an unusual grape variety in Switzerland where it is grown at altitudes up to 1150 metres. It originates from the French Jura region where it […]

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Janny van Baars-Patteri at Cantina Giuseppe Sedilesu

Ballu Tundu Riserva 2010 Cannonau di Sardegna | Birgitta’s Wine of the Month

Cantina Giuseppe Sedilesu is in Mamoiada right in cannonau-country in central Sardinia. The vineyard which has been in existence for over 30 years, is family owned and has in the past ten years gone from producing bulk wine to become a biodynamic producer of quality wines. Some ten wines are now in the portfolio; a […]

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