Monthly Archives: July 2012

Pancake Cellars Big Day White 2011 wine review by (PB)

Straw hue with big fruity bouquet of ripe stone/tropical fruit and touches of vanilla.Palate–Vibrant acidity–a good start!–with nice summer fruit in abundance with peach and apricot at the end.This is a Trader Joe’s wine from Paso Robles and blended from 7 different grapes. I tend not to like such wines as they come off as…

Qupe Roussanne 2007 wine review by (PB)

Pale golden hueLoads of creme Brulee with elusive fruit notes–melon?Palate–Citrus front with a razor edge acidity and long lasting fruity finish.(NW) of this blog grabbed this on one of our recent hunting trips (wine hunting that is) and it delivered all the way around. Rousanne is typically not a varietal wine grape but a mixing…

Chateau De Manissy Rose (Cuvee Des Lys) Tavel 2011 wine reveiw by (PB)

Beautiful watermelon juice hue that shimmers.Bouquet is very light due to the chill on the wine; Fresh raspberry/cranberry fruit up front with a slight eraser odor.Palate–Juicy fresh summer fruit described above with a structured foundation and a minerally finish.Roses used to be soda pop wines that the wine appreciating public wound not drink. About the…