Lovely salmon with hint of green-copper color; red grapefruit, cherry, toast on the nose; cherry, raspberry, red apple, vanilla, bread on the palate. Continue reading “Schramsberg Mirabelle Brut Rosé North Coast NV”
Delightful blush-salmon color; roses, peach on the nose; cherry, strawberry, raspberry, citrus, orange peel on the palate. Continue reading “Bisol Desiderio Jeio Cuvée Rosé Brut Spumante NV”
Bright red-garnet color with some translucence; cherry, plum, vanilla, cedar on the nose; red and black cherry, oak, pinch of pepper on the palate. Continue reading “Château Penin Grande Sélection Merlot 2012”
Classic very dark red malbec color; red berries, black cherry on the nose; dark fruits, black raspberry, blackberry, red currant, pinch of black pepper on the palate. Continue reading “Rutini Malbec, Mendoza 2012”
Today in the Veneto region of northeastern Italy computer-controlled drying fans are finishing their work or rustic straw mats are done cradling their bunches of grapes.
Continue reading “Amarone”
Magenta-red color with translucence; raspberry, tea, cherry on the nose; blackberry, raspberry, red cherry, roasted tomato, balsamic on the palate. Continue reading “Duchman Family Winery Grape Growers Blend NV”
Dark purple-red color with magenta rim; plum, dark cherry, blackberry, spice on the nose; black cherry, blueberry, raspberry, plum, sweet spice on the palate.
Continue reading “Catena Alamos Selección Malbec, Mendoza 2014”
Dark ruby-purple color; dark fruits, plum, black cherry, blackberry nose; intense big fruit found in the nose, round, flirts with massive on the palate. Continue reading “Michael Mondavi Family Emblem Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2013”
You got lucky this holiday season and have excess wine you bought for Christmas, bottles your friends gifted you, and then there was your loss of restraint in the wine store before New Years (but we will not dwell on that).
Continue reading “Storing wine”
Dark purple color with faintest translucence; dark fruits, plum, whiff of oak on the nose; rich plum, black cherry, green herbs on the palate. Continue reading “Concha y Toro Casillero del Diablo Reserva Malbec 2014”