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

This is installment three, in what will be a series of four, catching up on providing tasting notes  of wines tasted in 2013. The nice thing about this installment is the large number of truly excellent, world class wines that are reasonably priced.  You almost cannot go wrong on any of the below wines. On the higher end, the NV Coessens Champagne Blanc de Noirs Brut … Continue reading Wine, Wine and More Wine, Tasting Notes from 2013, Part III

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

September 2012 Wine Tasting Notes

September was a good wine month.  I had plenty of wines, all outstanding and almost all reasonably priced. The highlights being one of the best Pinot’s I have had in years, and a handful of $20 or so wines that truly reach the designation of being world class. Like the 2009 Copain Pinot Noir “En Haut” Kiser I reviewed last month, this month brought me a … Continue reading September 2012 Wine Tasting Notes

February/March 2012 Wine Tasting Notes

I have been spending the last few months trying to find good QPR’s (quality to price ratios), keeping the wine budget down since I have picked up a few collectible books.  As in the past when I have done this, I have been pleasantly surprised. Often times, going off the beaten track searching out good values leads to finding gems in the rough; honest wines … Continue reading February/March 2012 Wine Tasting Notes

Wine Tasting Notes, Dec 2011

December always seems to be a month in which a lot of wine is consumed around my house. This year was no different!  Here are some tasting notes which you may find useful for your own purchases. 2001 Torbreck Run Rig (Australia, South Australia, Barossa, Barossa Valley): Outstanding. Makes you remember why you had that loving feeling for Aussie wines. Torbreck, to me, especially RunRig and Les … Continue reading Wine Tasting Notes, Dec 2011