Monthly Archives: May 2011

Trimbach (Alsatian) Gewurztraminer 2005 review by (PB)

Previously reviewed several months ago this Gewurz is feeling its age. Nice golden hue with aromas of sweet tropical fruit, apples and green melon and an emerging off aroma of glue.Palate– Dry with razor sharp acid core and nuanced fruit with a nutty backbone. Finishes with creamy texture. This Gewurztraminer from Alsace is feeling its…

90+ Cellars Lot 2 Sauvignon Blanc 2010 review by (pb)

Pale straw with big aromas of grassy citrus, and guava paste.Palate–Sharp acid with classic New Zealand S.B. citrus and tangy fruit.This Marlborough SB is classic for the varietal and was great with steamed mussels. A $10 Sauvignon Blanc worth grabbing. Raise a glass.–A Review from The Wine Cask Blog. Creative Commons: Attribution – ShareAlike 2.5…

Oxford Landing South Australia Viognier 2008 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes:Fragrant nose of peach and jasmineMedium bodied on the palateOily finish with stone fruit and mineral tones woven nicely togetherSummary:Everyone loves a good value wine. At $6, this one delivers with a fragrant nose and a solid finish. Go off the beaten path with Viognier, and raise a glass!–A Review from The Wine Cask…

Renzo Seghesio Pajana Barolo 2001 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes:Fragrant strawberries and damp earth notes develop an exotic bouquet on the noseFull bodied on the palateDense, earthy finish of currant, cherry, mushrooms, and forest floorSummary:Here’s a Barolo that takes on a character unlike many of the others. Instead of sweet fruit perfume and a medium bodied profile, this wine is dense and earthy…