Monthly Archives: June 2012

Luigi Bosca Pinot Noir Reserve 2009 real time wine review by (PB)

Brightly cherry hued Pinot with more pigmentation than many Pinots.Bouquet–Gentle strawberry and slight “Chinese 5 spice” aroma and a touch of dusty raspberry as it warms up.Palate–Pretty sedate for a Pinot with only hints of varietal characteristics. Mouth feel is a little awkward and the flavor that is there is fleeting. Finishes with a touch…

Cercius 2010 wine review by (PB)

Youthful purple hue, dry cherry and interesting subtle strawberry with a chalky? curtain. (Seriously, even I don’t know exactly what I mean!)Palate–Some steel out of the gate with chewy, hot tannins and good fruit but all out of balance. However–decanted and given 2-3 hours and this is a down right solid, enjoyable wine–just immature. Plenty…

Acre Chardonnay (Russian River) 2011 wine review by (PB)

Pale golden hue with a buttery lemon and tropical fruit bouquet with accents of melon, and vanilla cream.Palate–Nice structure with a crisp, mouth cleansing acidic back bone full of Chardonnay flavors that are ridiculous when I tell you the price of this Trader Joe’s exclusive wine.Try $8 and then grab a case! Russian River is…

Ecco Domani Moscato 2011 sponsored Wine review by (PB)

Lightly straw-hued presentation with a bouquet that will knock your socks off!Fragrant, sweet tropical fruit with green apple and stone fruit, orange blossom, and a crazy presence of “Chinese 5 spice” (if you cook like I do, you know the unique sweet spice well!)Palate–Sweet, but not cloying with stone fruit and beautiful tropical fruit with…