Concha y Toro winemaker Marcelo Papa

Laurent-Perrier La Cuvée Brut Champagne NV

Medium gold-straw color; citrus, lemon zest, white flowers, yeast on the nose; citrus, lemon, white peach, orange zest, chalk on the delicate palate. Continue reading “Laurent-Perrier La Cuvée Brut Champagne NV”

Concha y Toro winemaker Marcelo Papa

Charles Smith Wines Boom Boom! Syrah, Washington State 2015

Medium purple color; blueberry, spice on the nose; blueberry, ripe plum, blackberry jam, meat, tobacco on the palate. Continue reading “Charles Smith Wines Boom Boom! Syrah, Washington State 2015”

Concha y Toro winemaker Marcelo Papa

Labor Day

Labor Day cometh. We again face fading days of summer. We again pass through the portal between baseball, beaches, and backyard barbecues into the autumnal realm of football, falling leaves, and harvest feasts. Continue reading “Labor Day”

Concha y Toro winemaker Marcelo Papa

Golan Heights Winery Yarden Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Deep ruby color; black cherry, oak spice on the nose; black cherry, blackberry, black currant, plum, black tea, toasted oak, vanilla on the palate. Continue reading “Golan Heights Winery Yarden Cabernet Sauvignon 2013”

Concha y Toro winemaker Marcelo Papa

Halter Ranch Grenache Blanc Paso Robles 2015

Medium straw color; melon, pear, honey, honeysuckle on the nose; melon, citrus, lemon, honey, grapefruit, touch of green apple, pear, almonds and oak spice. Continue reading “Halter Ranch Grenache Blanc Paso Robles 2015”