Monthly Archives: October 2009

Bollinger Special Cuvee Champagne Review by Billy

Nose:Nutty, Walnut husk, Toasted Roll and Apple. Palate:More nuttiness on the palate. Ragged bubbles in a flat and limp feeling mouth disappoint. Finish:straw and baked apples. Overall:I am disappointed. For the price I expected something more refined and elegant. While the nose on this Bollinger special cuvee is really wonderful, the ragged construction leaves much…

Saint Cosme Cotes-du-Rhone 2008 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes:Layers of red fruit, herbs, and lots of resin on the noseSmooth and focused on the palateFinishes with currants and pepperThis wine has loads of resin aroma on the nose, almost to the point of being distracting. Many wine critics have adopted the term “garrigue” to describe this quality found in Rhone wines and…