Monthly Archives: August 2006

Marco Real Garnacha 2004 Wine review by (PB)

Visiting a local wine shop my wife and I were “hunting” the shelves in search of various bargains. It was Monday and there were three suppliers in the store restocking shelves.One comes up to us with this bottle of wine and says, “If you like Spanish, you have to try this.”Okay, so I’m a Grenache…

Manyana Tempranillo 2004 Review by (Billy)

Nose: light red berries – strawberry and cherry predominatePalate: Zippy candied strawberry – cherry with a stable but not complex structure.Finish: more light fruit and the slightest hints of oak spice that provide some non-fruit character to the finish.This lists at $20 a bottle at a local wine bar which means that it probably retails…

The French house rose 2005 wine review by (PB)

This Vin De Pays D’oc from the Southern France area where so many wine values are originating is a beautiful light kool-aidish cherry red with an ever so gentle sweet, strawberry,-cherry bouquet that is so fruity it’s nice just to smell.In the mouth this wine has loads of character with a first impression of a…

Pinnochio 2004 wine review by (PB)

This Sicilian which my wife picked out is made from the wonderful Nero D’Avola grape pours cherry red with a hint of purple. The bouquet is very light and the nose stingy at best. The palate is chewy and tight but it has promise. Breathe it!With room to breath it has pronounced cherry flavors and…