Moët & Chandon Moët Imperial Brut Champagne NV

Deep gold color with touches of green; apple, lemon, citrus, brioche, flowers on the nose; green apple, peach, pear, citrus, freshly baked bread, almond chip on the palate. Continue reading “Moët & Chandon Moët Imperial Brut Champagne NV”

Moët & Chandon 2012 Grand Vintage Champagne

Deep yellow-gold color with hint of green; white flowers; pastry, yeast, walnut, hazelnut on the nose; pink grapefruit, pear, nectarine, peach on the palate. Continue reading “Moët & Chandon 2012 Grand Vintage Champagne”

Llano Estacado Texas Tempranillo Cellar Reserve 2017

Deep ruby color; red fruits, vanilla, leather on the nose; strawberry, cherry, blackberry, plum, fig, mocha on the palate. Continue reading “Llano Estacado Texas Tempranillo Cellar Reserve 2017”

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”

Natalie MacLean interviews Gus Clemens

Natalie MacLean, the leading online wine expert in Canada, interviewed me for her podcast/video interview. It posted today (10-16-2019). The segment is 45 minutes long and the quality is good. Natalie is a charming personality and interviewer. If you are interested in Natalie’s online material and me talking about wine in general and about Texas wine and several other stories, here is the link to the video interview:

Link to video of the interview

Natalie MacLean interview podcast

Gus Clemens on Wine