Monthly Archives: July 2007

El Coto Rioja 2003 wine review by (PB)

This Spanish red designated Crianza is 100% Tempranillo and medium garnet in hue on the pour. There is a touch of vegetal tones with some dried red fruit. There is a firm layer of black pepper in the nose.This wine is surprisingly tasty with a bit sweetish palate but very tight on opening. With some…

Bogle Zinfandel Old Vine 2005 wine review by (PB)

We had this Zin after the Four Vines previously blogged–It had a markedly diminished bouquet compared to the Four Vines with a palate that is on the sweeter side but with big flavors of dark fruit with some Zin character. After some air time, the wine opens to a peppery and somewhat shallow wine especially…