November 2011 Wine Tasting Notes

November 2011 was a relatively light month for wine tasting on my part. Mostly a bunch of Rhone type blends, including one that will probably be in the running for my wine of the year, along with a smattering of Italian reds and California pinots.  The month also included a continuing love affair with 2009 Cru Beaujolais, which clearly has delivered the best price to value … Continue reading November 2011 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