Aging wine

Most wines are ready to drink as soon as you get home from the store. Many—especially in the $12-$25 range—do not improve with bottle age. But what about those that grow wonderful with time? Continue reading “Aging wine”

Marchesi de Frescobaldi Tenuta Perano Riserva Chianti Classico DOCG 2015

Deep purple color; floral nose, rose hips, violets, cherry, blackcurrant on the nose; blackcurrant, cherry, raspberry, some earth and leather, herbs, black pepper, chip of chocolate on the palate. Continue reading “Marchesi de Frescobaldi Tenuta Perano Riserva Chianti Classico DOCG 2015”

Two Hands Angels’ Share Shiraz, McLaren Vale 2018

Medium purple color; blueberry, plum on the nose; blackberry, blueberry, plum, black cherry, raspberry, chip of chocolate on the palate. Continue reading “Two Hands Angels’ Share Shiraz, McLaren Vale 2018”

P+S Prats & Symington Post Scriptum de Chryseia, Duoro 2017

Deep purple color; black fruits, blueberry, opulent nose; black fruits, blueberry, blackcurrant, plum on the palate. Continue reading “P+S Prats & Symington Post Scriptum de Chryseia, Duoro 2017”

Fort Ross Winery Sea Slopes Chardonnay Sonoma Coast 2017

Deep gold color; lemon, grapefruit, honeysuckle, bread on the nose; peach, golden delicious apple, apricot, lemon meringue on the palate. Continue reading “Fort Ross Winery Sea Slopes Chardonnay Sonoma Coast 2017”

Thanksgiving wine-food pairing 1

The great American harvest feast of Thanksgiving happens in eight days. Food—of all sorts—is a centerpiece. Family and friends bonding around a table groaning with food is the most important dish. Continue reading “Thanksgiving wine-food pairing 1”