Monthly Archives: August 2016

Lyeth Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 North Coast review by (PB)

Intense black cherry hue Bouquet–blackberries with lots of green pepper, cola and a touch of root beer. Palate–Dried berries, mouthwatering structure, brioche, blackberries, quick finish. This wine is young and has some potential with a couple more years on the shelf.  A mite too angular at the moment shows promise.  I paid $15 for it and…

MiMi en Provence Grande Reserve 2015 review by (PB)

A very gentle blush Bouquet–fresh cantaloupe, bananas, and stone fruit  which smells a ton up front like Sauvignon Blanc. Palate–Bright, summer fruit, off dry, nice acidity, delicious fruit cocktail with a fresh fruity finish! This blend of Grenache, Cinsault, and Syrah rose is quite superb with all the ingredients of great aromas, fresh lively fruit…

Suzon “Beaumes De Venise” 2012 review by (PB)

Medium garnet hue Bouquet–brilliant fruit rising form a distance; sweet cherry, red fruit, loads of sweet spice at the rim, white pepper, with an ebullient mass of menthol and/or cedar.  Gorgeous! Palate–Cinnamon front, mouth watering acidity, solid beam of red fruit, a little blast  of pepper and all those spices in the middle with a lingering…

OKTO Red 2013 (Lyrarakis wines) review by (PB)

Garnet hue Bouquet–Interesting aromas of red grapefruit, and chocolate covered cherries Palate–Juicy with mouth watering acidity, hints of fresh cherries and a spritely foundation In the review just previous to this one I tasted the same wine but two years older.  That two years make a big difference.  The 2011 is going over the hill…