Monthly Archives: November 2016

Fairchild “Sigaro” Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 review by (PB)

Dark black garnet hue to the rim Bouquet– above the rim it is pure fruit with loads of juicy blackberry; closer in you can revel in a hint of menthol, spices– both sweet and savory, anise, sweet berry cream bonbons. Palate–Structure is unctuous with velvety tannins, with amazing finesse for such a young, bold Napa…

Torrebruna Toscana Sangiovese 2013 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes: Red fruit, violets, and spice on the nose Medium bodied on the palate Soft berries and cherry with a touch of tobacco on the finish Summary: This wine’s an excellent value, typically priced under $10. It shows nice red fruit and Tuscan character. I grabbed a few bottles at $8 and have served…

Cantina Zaccagnini Riesling 2014 review by (PB)

Pale golden hue Bouquet–Pronounced bouquet with large amounts of nice aromas of mint at the rim, “circus peanut” candies (orange with a slight banana marshmallow candy) slight citrus but more vanilla. Palate–Nice juicy, fruity beam with nice acidity, sour tangerine notes, and more mouth watering structure on the fruity finish. I grabbed this Italian Riesling…

Lehmann “Portrait” Shiraz 2013 review by (PB)

Deeper black cherry hue Bouquet–Classic Shiraz bouquet with spiced dark berry fruit, evergreen with sweet blackberry, and crushed dark fruit Palate–supple tannins, big blackberry flavor, a touch of espresso mid-palate, with fairly fleeting fruit finish. I have reviewed this wine before so check it out as well to compare. I found it for $8 when…