Monthly Archives: February 2012

La Vieille Ferme 2008 (Cotes Du Luberon) wine review by (PB)

This oft reviewed wine is always a decent bargain with some years better than others. This This lightly tinged Rhone Valley blend is Grenache Blanc, Bourboulenc, Ugni Blanc, and Roussanne grapes. The bouquet is filled with tropical fruit with emphasis on ripe pineapple and a touch of lemon curd.Palate–Tasty, dry, fruity melange of the fruits…

Lost Block Pinot Noir 2008 wine review by (PB)

Tyrell’s Wines produces this screw cap finished wine which is bricking (means it has a re-brown color to it, with coffe in the nose. Very unusual…Palate–Old wine flavors, subdued red fruit, lingering stewed fruit finish. Clearly over the hill.The reason I blogged this is precisely because it is a crew cap and not a cork.…

Cellar Molandro Besllum Montsant 2008 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes:Big aromas of spicy cherry and herbs on the noseFull bodied on the palatePomegranate, lots of spice, and some resinous notes on the long finishSummary:Rich and spicy with a long finish, this Spanish red offers a lot of character at a bargain price. At $15 or so, this wine is a great value and…