Monthly Archives: December 2008

Top Ten Wines Under $20 for 2008 (NW)

In 2008, I’ve taken tasting notes on nearly 400 wines. I enjoy a wide variety of wines and am especially excited to find good bargains. In fact, my colleagues and I at The Wine Cask Blog are particularly value-oriented. We believe the world of wine delivers tremendous value if you’re willing to search out new…

Cantina di Montalcino Brunello di Montalcino 1995 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes:Big bouquet of sweet cherry, rich spices, and earthRich and full-bodied on the palateFinish of cherry, tobacco, and more rich, sweet spiceIn many ways, this is a classic Brunello with cherry, sweet spice, and an earthy layer. I love that it’s from the 1995 vintage, two years before Brunello exploded in popularity and price…