Monthly Archives: December 2006

Don’t Go Really Cheap on Bubbly for New Years! (PB)

Here we are on the brink of another New Years celebration and of course that means bubbly!First just a point of accuracy–“Champagne” is wine that comes from Champagne, France. If it isn’t from Champagne, France, it isn’t Champagne.Now that, that’s out of the way let’s get down to some rules of thumb rather than getting…

Chateau Bonnet Reserve 2003 wine review by (PB)

I picked this up at Sam’s Club for $12 since I have reviewed the normal release of the Ch. Bonnet wine 2003 which was $2 less than this “Reserve” and the regular release was a better wine. But this wine is decent as well. The Lurton family just makes good wine… It is a blend…

Lenz Winery “Old Vine” Merlot 2001 Wine review by (PB)

Disclosure—Lenz Winery sent us a half case of assorted wines to taste and blog. Various wineries have done this and we do our best to review these wines objectively. Even though the wines sent to us from Lenz came with tasting notes, and tasting results against some high class Bordeaux, these notes were immediately filed…