Expensive wine characteristics

Collectible wine. Nice to dream about, unlikely to be acquired. You probably are not going to spend more on a bottle of wine than on your daughter’s wedding. Continue reading “Expensive wine characteristics”

Vega Sicilia Oremus Furmint Mandolás 2016

Pale straw color; orange peel, dried herbs, jasmine on the nose; mandarin orange, green apple, lemon zest, white peach and pear on the palate. Continue reading “Vega Sicilia Oremus Furmint Mandolás 2016”

Harvest time

Now is the time of reckoning for Northern Hemisphere grape farmers, the time when they harvest the results of their previous six months of toil, sweat, and hope, which in turn is built on years, decades, centuries of effort. Continue reading “Harvest time”

Godelia Mencia 2012

Deep ruby color; cherry, plum, blackberry, earthy notes on the nose; red fruit, sour cherry, black plum, redcurrant, blackberry, pepper, minerality, oak spice on the palate. Continue reading “Godelia Mencia 2012”