Monthly Archives: January 2012

Four Vines “OVC” Zinfandel 2009 wine review by (PB)

Black cherry hue with bouquet of jammy blackberry fruit with a brambly spicey foundation.Palate–Relaxed presence with nice spicey berry Zinfandel flavors of some depth. Straight forward and a good example of the grape. Finishes with some some smokey oak and for $10 I call it a value wine. Raise a glass as I will tonight…

Revanna St Helena Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes:Fragrant nose of plum, currant, and roasted herbsFull bodied and richly textured on the palateLong, polished finish of ripe fruit, herbs, spice, and chocolate woven together beautifullySummary:This wine is a real treat. At $125, it’s not an everyday wine nor should it be because it requires some time and attention to explore all the…

Beringer Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2002 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes: Aromatic black cherry with light herb and cedar notes on the nose Full bodied and finely textured on the palate Finishes smoothly with more black cherry along with licorice and toasty oak Summary: I like how harmonious this wine is at 10 years of age. It’s drinking beautifully. Expect to pay around $35…

Castorani Piccio Syrah 2009 wine review by (PB)

Lighter than a Syrah should be; bouquet of pleasant milk chocolate with black berry underneath.Palate– basically berries on a chewy foundation; not much going on; thin texture and basically plonk.This was a $6 Syrah so I didn’t expect much at all and that is was I got. Pass on this puppy…–A Review from The Wine…