Monthly Archives: July 2013

Montes 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Review by Billy

Nose: Rich earthy nose, dark pulpy cherry and plum with herbal chocolatePalate: soft tannin and more dark cherry flavors with good balance that doesn’t bite.Finish: herbs and cinnamon on the medium-long finish.Overall: A solid Cab from Chile.  I paid about $13 for this wine at a local store.  It opened well after breathing.  Paired with…

Dinastia Vivanco (Crianza) 2008 wien review by (PB)

This Rioja Tempranillo is a lovely black cherry hued wine with some depth and a solid garnet rim.Bouquet initially reminded me of a nice Grenache but as it opened fairly quickly with aromas of cherry and red berry and a touch of rustic spice or forest floor.Palate–First impression is a mature, integrated wine with supple…

Souverain Merlot (Sonoma) 2008 Wine review by (PB)

Garnet hue with good blueberry and blackberry bouquet with light spiciness and light cedar.Palate–Soft style with a gentle structure but brimming with big bold berries, smooth tannins and fully integrated. Finish hangs on a whole as well making this a really tasty Merlot.I paid $9 for this but sells for $20 normally. I liked it…