Monthly Archives: March 2015

Benovia Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2011 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes: Aromatic nose of pomegranate, cherry, and chocolate Medium bodied and silky on the palate Long finish of cherry, earth, and spice layers Summary: Here’s a very good Russian River Valley Pinot Noir that’s rich and layered. It’s well made and shows a polished finish that’s nicely layered. Expect to pay around $40 for…

Easton Zinfandel 2012 review by (PB)

Light purple/garnet hue Bouquet smells like fresh baked bread with glass sitting on the counter. Wild dark berry with gentle spice. Palate–Plush tannins, with nice Zin flavors, that are balanced and integrated.  Slightly sweet tannins with plenty of brambly berry fruit.  Finishes with a rustic note and crushed fruit on the very end. This Amador…

Concha Y Toro “Gran Reserva” Sauvignon Blanc” 2011 (Ribera Del Rapel) review by (PB)

Pale yellow hue Bouquet–Big citrusy, grassy notes characteristic of S. Blanc, with sweet, nearly floral bouquet and grapefruit. Palate–Razor sharp acidity, lemon/lime, grassy, fleeting finish. This wine will cut your tongue!  Serve it with a fatty dish or lobster with drawn butter, this quaff will cleanse your palate immediately.  Conch Y Toro is my favorite…