Monthly Archives: December 2016

Our 12th Anniversary Posting Wine Reviews!

Time flies, we all know that! It’s hard to believe, but we’re celebrating our 12th anniversary today here at The Wine Cask Blog. We’ve posted thousands of wine reviews over the years, especially focusing on easy-to-find, moderately priced wines that you’re likely to encounter in wine shops and restaurants. Of course, we encounter some treasures…

Tarima Monastrell 2011 review by (PB)

Purple black cherry hue Bouquet–loads of berry fruit with a side note of maple.  Unique bouquet which is hard for me to pin down. Subtle spice at the edges. Palate–Loads of nice mouthwatering dark red berries with a hint of savory spice.  This is well made and bought several having had it at a tasting…

Buehler Zinfandel (Napa) 2012 review by (PB)

Black cherry hue Bouquet–wonderful, fruity blackberry brambly goodness with loads of sweet and savory spices. Palate–Delicious, mouth filling brambly blackberry fruit with a rustic or wild backbone and woodsy feel I just have to finish the bottle every time I open it.  Need I say more? Expect to pay around $20 for it and raise…

Querceto Chianti Classico Riserva 2011 review by (PB)

Hue–Subdued, sl. opaque garnet Bouquet–An uber “classic” Chianti Classico nose bursting with aromas of cherry, big spices of oregano and basil–OK let’s just call them savory. Palate–Robust acidity, faint cocoa in the far rear, some tart cherry with fresh cherry, and a clean taut finish that lingers a good bit. I will pair this with…