Monthly Archives: March 2008

Chateau Lafaurie-Peyraguey 2001 wine review by (PB)

So depressed by our one day of Spring time here in Maine that I opened this classic Sauternes while watching a rain delayed golf tournament on the tube. (Now that’s sad!)This wine is a rich intense golden color with aromas of super rich ripe pineapple, tropical fruits and loads of *botrytis.It is thick in the…

Mouton-Cadet 2005 wine review by (PB)

I grabbed this wine from the famed vintage of 2005 Bordeaux because it was a mere $9. It has plenty of color with depth and a bouquet that is vibrant with black cherry, a little spice and touches of sweetness with dark fruit.In the mouth this wine is tannic with tight fruit and bread. Lots…

Trapiche Malbec 2005 wine review by (PB)

Trapiche–better known for its oak cask Malbec ($10) is a value wine with solid structure and flavor. This wine however is NOT. You only save a couple bucks on this black cherry/cherry aromas with a sweet palate, light cherry flavors but the wine just is blah. Pass it up!–A Review from The Wine Cask Blog.…