Monthly Archives: June 2015

Torbreck “Cuvee Juveniles” 2012 review by (PB)

Deeply pigmented inky garnet, Bouquet–Deep dark berry, with dark baker’s chocolate, Blueberry pie, slight spice Palate-Heavy mouth feel, harsh presentation, closed, dark berries with a touch of bitterness, charcoal, lingering dark fruit finish. This wine has great potential but it’s just too young at the moment.  Another three years of patient waiting will yield good…

Frescobaldi Castiglioni 2010 (Chianti) review by (PB)

Sturdy, slightly opaque garnet hue Bouquet–slightly musty cherry, forest floor, and a touch of fresh cherry Palate–Integrated, cherry and spice flavors on a typical foundation for a Tuscan, fleeting finish This was paired tonight with the classic Italian creation called “Timbalo.” My wife surprised me with it as I was returning from a day with…