Monthly Archives: February 2017

2013 Stag’s Leap Artemis Wine Review By Billy

Nose: Dark berry, black and blueberry creme, cedar notes on the nose. Palate: Full feel big tannin and plush acids that combine for a full and velvety feel. Finish: Berry finish with tannins that leave you alive and wanting more. Overall: This Napa California Cabernet Sauvignon is still young. I paid $102 for this In San Jose, California.

2007 Louis Roederer Cristal Champagne Review By Billy

Nose: lemon flower, vanilla, tropical grass Palate: key lime, citrus, bone dry, honey Finish: honey lime and melon, honeycomb Overall: awesome! This bottle was a thank-you gift from a business partner. What a delight. We were privileged to share this with friends and co-workers as well. Good Champagne is meant to be enjoyed and shared…

1969 Lafite Rothschild Wine Review by Billy

Nose: Old and dusty blackberry and dark cherry and plum and violets. In the glass the wine smells of asparagus and old bricks. Palate: The texture is velvety and balanced and juicy. There are very tart and steely cherry notes. Honestly, I am searching for nice things to say. This is intriguing because it’s a Lafite.…

Seghesio Sonoma County Zinfandel 2014 Wine Review (NW)

  Tasting notes: Rich raspberry, blackberry, and spice on the nose Full bodied and richly textured on the palate Finishes with berries accented by caramel and peppery notes Summary: This is one of the most reliably good Zinfandels year after year, and the 2014 stands out. It has nicely woven layers and is richly textured.…