Monthly Archives: October 2008

Red Heads Studio “Yard Dog” 2006 wine review by (PB)

This Aussie (McClaren Vale) is an unexpected blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Verdot and Merlot presenting with a dark cherry pigmentation with bright red fruit aromas.Steely palate with good structure, red fruit and a juicy core that is easy to drink and just a nice, fruity wine that is well made. I noted “Buy more”…

Altano Douro 2006 wine review by (PB)

Crystalline black cherry hue with sour cherry nose; palate yields black pepper in the rear with baking cherries and pretty finessed package.Benefits from some air with a touch of licorice emerging later and fuller flavors all around. For the price tag of $7, how can you go wrong?Raise a glass!–A Review from The Wine Cask…

Alamos Bonarda 2006 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes:Aromas of crushed berries on the noseJuicy and rich on the palateFinish of raspberry jam and trace pepper notesLike all the wines of Alamos, this is a great value at $10 or so. It’s well made and delivers a very fruity package. While I often see their Malbec bottlings, I don’t often see the…