Monthly Archives: September 2006

Can’t Remember That Wine?

Sometimes, maybe even often times, the simplest ideas turn out to be really wonderful ideas. How many times have you been in a restaurant, or at a friend’s house or a tasting and you loved the wine but have no easy way to remember it short of writing it down somewhere? On a recent bottle…

Borsao Rose 2005 wine review by (PB)

This Spanish Rose is a Tourmaline red with a luscious bouquet of Summer fruit. It has an adequate structure if a little alcoholic but I served it too warm pulling it out of my ambient cellar. It has flavors of raspberries and strawberries, but there is a nagging “something” in the structure that just isn’t…

Yalumba Viognier “Y Series” 2005 wine review by (PB)

This Aussie white (pronounced Vee-oh-nyay) is a gentle golden in color with a gentle bouquet of mixed fruit cocktail and a nose of sweet spice.In the mouth this wine gives a steely first impression with really interesting flavors of various fruits but all very subtle.The structure is really nice giving some power on the palate.…