Monthly Archives: September 2014

Cristom Willamette Valley Mt. Jefferson Cuvee 2011 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes:Smoky cherry and plum on the noseMedium bodied on the palateFinishes with raspberry, dried herbs, and more smoky notes that provide complexity Summary:This wine is always intriguing and enjoyable. It consistently has an alluring smokiness that gives it complexity along with the red fruit and herb core. The 2011 tastes great now and will…

Chateau Machorre 2005 wine review by (PB)

Nice vibrant garnet hue with some opacity.Aromas–Rich dark berries with a subtle note of age combined with ample rustic spices and cigar box notes.Palate–refined tannins, nice berry foundation with intense, lively foundation with a solid beam of mature fruit and a nice old world finish.I have been cellaring this for a while as I bought…

La Granja 360 Verdejo-Viura 2013 wine review by (PB)

Straw hue with ample aromas of sweet apple, vanilla and loads of tropical fruit.Palate–Very steely front with nice mouth feel with cleansing acidity and more minerals with subdued green apple, ,melon, and citrus notes.This is a blend of these two Spanish grapes and is a nice aperitif or I am serving with it my baked…