Mostly Yummy – Wine Tasting Notes, May-July 2014

Another bevy of wines made their way through my hopefully not oversaturated gullet during the past few months. While I would like to claim this being an unselfish act to provide you, dear reader, with lots of wine choices, honesty dictates that I just come straight out and say that the imbibing was purely done for my own enjoyment! Still, a positive side effect is the list … Continue reading Mostly Yummy – Wine Tasting Notes, May-July 2014

Wine Tasting Notes from Fall 2013

Fall brought many outstanding wines my way. Nothing truly mind-glowingly great, but very few misses. The 2007 Alban Reva, from Rhone Ranger pioneer John Alban, is as black and thick of a wine one can imagine; the classic definition of a BIG new world wine. Yet, it remains well balanced and a taste powerhouse. Fred Scherrer knocks it out of the park with his no … Continue reading Wine Tasting Notes from Fall 2013

Wine, Wine and More Wine, Tasting Notes from 2013, Part V

This is the fifth installment, in a series of five, catching up on providing tasting notes  of wines tasted in 2013. See here, here, here and here for the first four installments. This set is topped by some spectacular deals in world class wines that will not break the bank. The 2004 Cirillo Grenache 1850’s Old Vine from Australia comes from some of the oldest vines on earth, pre-phylloxera vines from the … Continue reading Wine, Wine and More Wine, Tasting Notes from 2013, Part V