Monthly Archives: December 2015

Ravenswood Zinfandel Sonoma (Old Vine) 2012 review by (PB)

Medium deep garnet hue Bouquet–brambly, fruity sweet blackberry fruit and spice Palate–straight forward Zin profile, with rustic fruit, mouthwatering acidity, good Zin flavors; a solid table wine. Ridge, Ravenswood and Rosenblum used to be the big three for Zinfandel. Rosenblum was always my favorite with their 25 (give or take) different productions of Zinfandel.  It…

Mumm’s Napa (*NV) Brut Prestige review by (PB)

Straw hue with light aroma of vanilla touches, citrus and macadamia nuts. Palate–Lively bubbles, nice structure with flavors of pear, Granny Smith apples and citrus. Fleeting finish This is my perennial, favorite, value bubbly. It tends to run any where from $15-$22.  I found it for $15 and when you find it down at the…