Monthly Archives: June 2008

Domaine Terlato & Chapoutier Shiraz-Viognier 2005 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes:Nose of crushed red berries, pomegranate, pepper, and sageJammy textureLong finish of cranberry, plum, spice, and chocolateGrab this if you see it! At $20 or so, it’s a tasty wine and not your ordinary Australian Shiraz. The crushed red berry aromas are mouth-watering and the finish is exotic. The small percentage of Viognier is…

Chateau De Flaugergues 2005 wine review by (PB)

Celebrating my wife’s birthday I took her out to a new place on the Maine coast Called “In Good Company.” I read about it in Down East Magazine which touted it as a tapas wine bar catering to your desires. When our waitress greeted us it was clear that she was there to actually serve…

Domaine La Montagnette 2004 wine review by (PB)

This Cotes Du Rhone has a sour cherry bouquet and a palate of white pepper with stern tannins accompanied by some nice flavors of tart raspberry/cherry and a touch of tar.With some breathing the tannins are still a bit chunky but the flavors blend very nicely with a fascinating touch of bananas in the finish.This…