Wine, Wine and more Wine – Tasting Notes from 2013

It has been since September 2012 since I last posted tasting notes, so the list of wines consumed since then is quite long! So long, that I will provides notes in installments over the coming weeks.  This is installment #1, in which there are only a couple of really outstanding wines (the Schrader especially, though also Saxum and Copain should be called out), but quiet … Continue reading Wine, Wine and more Wine – Tasting Notes from 2013

June 2012 Wine Tasting Notes

{Ed. Note: As always, I recommend using Wine Searcher to find retailers who have any of these wines to ship to you. In hot climates, do not have wine shipped to you when it is summer!} June brought two fantastic and reasonably inexpensive wines to my attention, the 2007 Fattoria Viticcio Chianti Classico Riserva and the 2007 Domaine de la Pépière (Marc Ollivier) Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine … Continue reading June 2012 Wine Tasting Notes

October 2011 Wine Tasting Notes

Attended one formal tasting last month, beyond which enjoyed a number of wines at home. Nothing completely amazing, but some good values, along with a couple disappointments. 2007 Castello di Bossi Chianti Classico (Italy, Tuscany, Chianti, Chianti Classico): This is the best sub $20 bottle of wine I have had in years. Equally as good as the same bottling I had this past March, I … Continue reading October 2011 Wine Tasting Notes