Wine-steak pairing 3-9-2022

You do not have to be a wine cognoscente to know cabernet sauvignon plays well with the salty and fatty flavors of a rich, well-marbled steak. But, what if you want to go beyond that pairing? Continue reading “Wine-steak pairing 3-9-2022”

Pio Cesare Barolo Pio DOCG 2017

Medium garnet color; cherry, raspberry, plum, leather, earth on the nose; black cherry, blackberry, raspberry, plum, vanilla, licorice, tobacco, tar, oak on the palate. Continue reading “Pio Cesare Barolo Pio DOCG 2017”

Paul Jaboulet Aîné Parallèle 45 Rouge Côtes du Rhône 2018

Medium ruby-garnet color; cranberry, raspberry, blackcurrant, lavender on the nose; cherry, cranberry, strawberry, plum, black olive, raspberry, white pepper on the palate. Continue reading “Paul Jaboulet Aîné Parallèle 45 Rouge Côtes du Rhône 2018”

Baron Philippe de Rothschild Escudo Rojo Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon, Chile 2018

Deep purple ruby; black cherry, blackberry, blackcurrant on the nose; cherry, licorice, blackberry, spiced plum, pepper on the palate. Continue reading “Baron Philippe de Rothschild Escudo Rojo Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon, Chile 2018”

Podere Montale Montecucco La Casetta Riserva Sangiovese DOCG 2015

Medium garnet-ruby color; cherry, licorice, chocolate on the nose; cherry, black plum, redcurrant, roast tomato, coffee on the palate. Continue reading “Podere Montale Montecucco La Casetta Riserva Sangiovese DOCG 2015”

Ritual Pinot Noir, Casablanca Valley, Chile 2017

Pale ruby color; cherry, raspberry, tobacco, rose, hibiscus on the nose; red cherry, raspberry, strawberry, clove, oak spice on the palate. Continue reading “Ritual Pinot Noir, Casablanca Valley, Chile 2017”

Daou Vineyards Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Paso Robles Adelaida District 2018

Deep ruby color; dark cherry, blackberry, earth, tobacco, roasted coffee on the nose; dark cherry, blackberry, plum, blueberry, charred meat, espresso, vanilla, oak on the palate. Continue reading “Daou Vineyards Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Paso Robles Adelaida District 2018”

Landmark Vineyards Grand Detour Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast 2018

Deep ruby color; melange of red fruit, potpourri, blackberry, tombacco, lavender on the nose; blackberry, black cherry, plum, strawberry, oak, pepper on the palate. Continue reading “Landmark Vineyards Grand Detour Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast 2018”