Monthly Archives: November 2015

2001 E. GIUGAL Chateauneuf-du-Pape Wine Review By Billy

Eyes: Deep purple to orange on the outside rim. Nose: Anise, oregano and cinnamon. So savory! Palate: Strong tannins vie for dominance over berry skins and stone fruit pits. Finish: Fruity even after 14 years; with youthful hints. Overall: A delightful thanksgiving pre-dinner treat. We especially enjoyed this with some Primadonna Gouda cheese.  I paid $46…

Georges DuBoeuf 2015 Beaujolais Nouveau review by (PB)

Purple hue that is lustrous Bouquet–beautiful Gamay nose full of strawberries and a touch of cinnamon Palate–Pretty tart up front, overly acidic, strawberry fruit and a quick finish. Although more acidic than years past, the classic Gamay flavor is there of this YOUNG wine produced from release within 6 weeks of harvest in what is…

Tolaini Tenuta S. Giovanni Valdisanti Toscana 2006 Wine Review (NW)

  Tasting notes: Big nose of spicy black cherry, blackberry, and leather aromas Full bodied on the palate Layered finish of dark berries, tobacco, aromatic eucalyptus, and mulling spices Summary: This wine is aging exceptionally well. Made from Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese, and Cabernet Franc as a “Super Tuscan”, it has all the stuffing you’d expect…