Sokol Blosser Bluebird Cuvée Brut Sparkling Wine, Willamette Valley, Oregon 2019

Pale straw color; apple cider, lychee, fresh biscuits on the nose; green apple, pear, lemon, spice on the palate. Continue reading “Sokol Blosser Bluebird Cuvée Brut Sparkling Wine, Willamette Valley, Oregon 2019”

Vigneron-Vintner-Négociant 1-19-2021

“Vigneron” “vintner” “négociant” are wine terms. What are their exact meanings? This being wine, they don’t really have exact meanings. Here is an overview. Continue reading “Vigneron-Vintner-Négociant 1-19-2021”

P+S Prats & Symington Prazo de Roriz Douro DOC 2017

Deep ruby color; raspberry, dark cherry, spice on the nose; raspberry, cherry, pepper on the palate. Continue reading “P+S Prats & Symington Prazo de Roriz Douro DOC 2017”

Gnarly Head Wines 1924 Limited Edition Scotch Barrel Aged Chardonnay 2019

Pale gold color; apple, peach, oak, vanilla, honey, smoke on the nose; baked apple, honey, caramel, vanilla, oak, butter, peach on the palate. Continue reading “Gnarly Head Wines 1924 Limited Edition Scotch Barrel Aged Chardonnay 2019”

Mount Veeder Winery Reserve Red Blend, Napa Valley 2017

Deep ruby color; dark cherry, plum, cassis, smoked meat, oak on the nose; blackcurrant, black cherry, blueberry, plum, fig, sweet vanilla, cedar, toasty oak on the palate. Continue reading “Mount Veeder Winery Reserve Red Blend, Napa Valley 2017”

Beacon Hill Winery & Vineyard Riesling Beacon Hill Vineyard, Yamhill-Carlton 2019

Medium yellow color; lime, green apple, pear, peach, pineapple on the nose; peach, pear, apple, lemon, key lime pie on the palate. Continue reading “Beacon Hill Winery & Vineyard Riesling Beacon Hill Vineyard, Yamhill-Carlton 2019”

Inwood Estates Vineyards Oentrepid Wines “X” Texas 2017

Dark ruby color; cherry, blackcurrant, oak on the nose; black cherry, blackcurrant, blackberry, oak spice on the palate. Continue reading “Inwood Estates Vineyards Oentrepid Wines “X” Texas 2017”

Maquis Gran Reserva Cabernet Franc, Colchagua Valley, Chile 2018

Deep ruby-garnet color; cherry, plum, bell pepper, strawberry on the nose; strawberry, black plum, cherry, raspberry, mocha, oak, pepper on the palate. Continue reading “Maquis Gran Reserva Cabernet Franc, Colchagua Valley, Chile 2018”

Zenato Ripassa Valpolicella Ripasso DOC Superiore 2017

Deep ruby color; cherry, strawberry, dark fruits on the nose; candied dark cherry, plum, blackcurrant, strawberry-blackberry jam, red licorice, smoke, oak spice, chocolate on the palate. Continue reading “Zenato Ripassa Valpolicella Ripasso DOC Superiore 2017”