Monthly Archives: January 2010

Rochioli Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2008 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes:Bright citrus, honey, and vanilla on the noseFull bodied on the palateLemon lime and vanilla on the finishI was pleasantly surprised with this wine because it pulls off quite a feat. It has a full-bodied and richly-textured quality that dances with a surprisingly crisp, acidic, green apple and citrus quality. It’s neither one or…

Justin Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes:Fragrant bouquet of bing cherry, red licorice and vanilla on the noseSoft texture on the palateMore cherry on the finish, with plum, spice, and oakSummary:Here’s a soft, oaky style that’s fragrant and easy to drink. It runs about $25. Raise a glass!–A Review from The Wine Cask Blog. Creative Commons: Attribution – ShareAlike 2.5…

Tres Picos Garnacha 2007 wine review by (PB)

From the folks who produce some fine value wines at the Bodegas Borsao, this Spanish Grenache is culled from old vines with low yields.It presents with a nice garnet hue and aromas of sweeter wild berries and spice reminiscent of Zinfandel with white pepper notes at the end.Palate–First impression of dark spices, pepper corns, and…