Monthly Archives: December 2013

Montebuena Cuvee KPF Rioja 2010 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes:Red currants and herbs on the noseMedium bodied on the palateRed berries and pepper Summary:Here’s a good medium style of Rioja from Spain and a good value to boot at $11. It has nice red fruit and herbs at its core with a peppery finish. Because of its versatility, open this wine with just…

J. Lohr Syrah (South Ridge) Paso Robles 2011 wine review by (PB)

Deep dark black cherry hue with a bouquet of black raspberry and lush berry spice with tar and hints of baker’s chocolate.Palate–A Full bodied, big, bold, fruit bomb with ripe plum and blackberry that is surprisingly integrated (for such a young wine) with supple mature tannins and nice bitter dark chocolate, a touch of oak…

Louis Jadot Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru 2000 wine review by (PB)

Intense golden hue Bouquet–Definitely oxidized notes with only the slightest hint of fruit remaining.Palate–mouth watering, acidity with baked caramel and toffee showing its age and dry as dust. Lingering aged finish.This wine is well past its prime which is a bit surprising given the exceptional vintage; a burgundy such as this could go for several…