Monthly Archives: October 2006

Undurraga Reserve Carmenere 2004 Wine Review (NW)

Wild berry noseJuicy core of fruit and herbsPeppery finishI bought this bottle of wine in Costa Rica on a long weekend with two friends. While one friend was out scounting rental properties for next Spring, the other friend and I sat on the balcony and drank this wine. It was decent, but not great for…

Foxhorn Merlot (non vintage) wine review by (PB)

I walked in and my wife was making a nice dinner. On the counter was a bottle of this wine which she bought for the recipe. She said, “it cost $3.99. I said, “Well, it’s review able ” So here ya go.This wine is light red–not like any Merlot you would expect to see and…

Southern Right Pinotage 2004 Walker Bay wine review by (PB)

This wine was served at a friend’s house. In the glass there was a ridiculous burnt wood/smoke/charred ember aroma that was so strong it smelled more like whiskey than wine.This is a South African creation and the makers of the wine make a contribution to the conservation of the Southern Right Whale. From this bottle,…