Monthly Archives: April 2005

Lindeman’s Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2001 (PB)

I bought this wine because it was on sale for $6 from $12 and Lindeman’s has a great reputation. I was not expecting much as with most wines I have purchased on sale at a 50% reduction, there was good reason why they were on sale at such a steep discount. I was pleasantly surprised…

Nobilo Sauvignon Blanc 2004 Regional Collection (PB)

Not long ago I reviewed the same wine of the 2003 vintage and loved it. This vintage is better yet! With a bouquet of rich fruit of melon and a touch of citrus and hint of vanilla. It is plush in the mouth with nice balance and tastes of New Zealand freshness. It finishes with…

Barone Cornacchia 2002 (PB)

This brilliant purple pour I purchased simply because it was a Montepulciano D’Abruzzo. I knew nothing about this wine. I purposely breathed this wine for two hours before I reviewed it; something I generally do not do but knowing the origins of the wine, breathing was a must. The bouquet is full of nice aromas…

Las Rocas Garnacha 2002 (PB)

Opening this Spanish Red it smells like freshly baked buns right out of the oven. There’s an earthy, musty hint in the nose with steely notes. Pepper is the first shot in the mouth with tight tannins. There is cedar underneath but this wine needs to be breathed.With a half an hour of air time…