Monthly Archives: January 2017

Haywood Zinfandel “Los Chamizal Vineyard” 2009 review by (PB)

Dark cranberry pigment Bouquet–spicy bold blackberry fruit with milk chocolate notes, and black licorice Palate–Mouth watering structure with mature tannins, rich dark berries, savory spices and a touch of chocolate covered cherries, slight wood finish. Previously reviewed this bargain Sonoma Zin ($12 down from $25) is my penultimate bottle so I need to savor it…

Drops of Jupiter “California Red Wine” 2013 review by (PB)

Garnet with slight *bricking beginning Bouquet–Nice robust dark berries with slightest touch of menthol or licorice Palate–Spicy front with easy drinking, loads of mouth watering berry fruit. This is one of my very favorite VALUE wines. This one is a blend of Petite Syrah et.al.  It is always well made and tastes much better than…

Kono Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2015 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes: Bright citrus on the nose Lively and light-bodied Citrus, passionfruit, and fresh acidity on the finish Summary: Bright and lively seem to sum up this wine’s character. It’s another nicely made New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc from the Marlborough region, and retails for around $12. I recommend it with fish, veggies, or on its…