Monthly Archives: November 2012

Milbrandt Vineyards Brother’s Blend 2010 wine review by (PB)

Purple garnet hue with aromas of black berry mulberry, with notes of cedar and chocolate.Palate–Rich textured foundation of big fruit bomb berries with plenty of milk chocolate. Tannins are young and mouth drying but should mature and mellow. Finish is considerable with dark fruit and light spice with charred oak hint.This Columbia Valley blend is…

Trenel Beaujolais Villages Nouveau 2012 wine review by (PB)

Powerful strawberry aromas that are nearly floral contained in a lovely purple hue.Minerally front with strawberry fruit, deliciously fresh and fruity. A day later there is a huge blast of white pepper through the fruit!Beaujolias Villages is a step up from the label that simply reads “Beaujolais” nouveau and it costs a couple dollars more.…

Vietti Barbera D’Asti 2009 “Tre Vigne” wine review by (PB)

Lighter garnet hue with ample aromas of gentle cedar, slight licorice, sweet vanilla and cherry fruit.Palate–Lovely integrated flavors of cherry, white bread, green herbs and a beam of caramel or maple that is subtle but delightful. This is a really nice wine for the price ($15)and well constructed with a ready to drink presence. Raise…

Our 2,500th Wine Review…and Counting! (NW)

We are pleased to offer you our 2,500th wine review below!  It’s a bit of a milestone as we’ve averaged nearly one review posted per day for over 7 years. We hope you’ve enjoyed the reading and have made good use of our straightforward postings. Many of our recommended wines earning our “Raise a glass!”…