Monthly Archives: May 2007

Blind Taste Off with (NW) and (PB)

(NW) came up for Memorial Day weekend with my newest grand daughter and family in tow plus two dogs (with my own) made three. I decided it would be fun to do a blind flight of three wines; two old world, one new world and just let the chips fall where they may. After my…

Chateau Lynch Bages 1996 wine review by (PB)

This was (PB’s) ringer in the tasting–the wine was aging by the color with a slightly yellow rim with some darker core hues. The wine had a big vegetal bouquet with hefty aromas giving way with some breathing, to dark fruit and a touch of cedar and dill. Molasses emerges later with thick sweet aromas.…

Bourgogne Pinot Noir 1997 wine review by (PB)

This was one of (NW’s) contributions to the tasting and was obviously an aged wine on the pour with an amber rim and cherry red core. The bouquet was unique with cedar and dark cassis with something sweet, and elegant that eludes description. It reminded me of a Madeira.In the mouth though the wine was…

Langmeil Valley Floor Shiraz 2005 wine review by (PB)

This wine tasted blind has a very nice cranberry to purple hue with a bouquet of dark black cherry, vegetal notes which changes to blueberry jam!In the mouth it is a rich jammy wine with some chocolate and black berry patch flavors which are nice. It is obviously a new world wine which I pegged…