Monthly Archives: June 2014

Bridlewood Monterey County Pinot Noir 2012 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes:Fragrant red fruit bouquet on the noseMedium bodied on the palateSilky texture on the finish with red fruit, spice, and caramel notes Summary:Here’s a nice, elegant Pinot Noir at a good price. It’s a relatively simple style, but it’s harmonious and pleasing to the palate. Expect to pay around $12, and pour with anything…

Hedges CMS Columbia Valley Red Wine 2011 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes:Mixed berry notes on the noseFull bodied and rustic on the palateHarsh finish, heavily tannic, with flat berry and roasted notes Summary:I’ve enjoyed this wine in the past, but the 2011 is not very good. It’s an untamed, harsh wine that even with plenty of breathing probably won’t develop. Unfortunately, take a pass, save your…

Wine tasting and the impact of medications by (PB)

If you visit our blog frequently you see that I have not posted very much if at all for some time. The reason being I am on medication for an issue and the particular medication messes up my ability to “taste” properly. It’s important to note to your self when you are on any kind…

Carmen Reguengos Alentejo 2012 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes:Nose opens with red currant and raspberry Medium bodied on the palateDry finish with red berries and herbs Summary:From Portugal, this Alentejo is a pleasant, dry food wine. It shows good fruit backed by just the right amount of acidity and a dry finish. Don’t expect it to jump out at you, rather simply…