Monthly Archives: March 2017

Tierra Aranda Tempranillo 2011 Wine Review by Billy

Nose: herbal and black cherry Palate: juicy and tannic Finish: herbal, chalky, cocoa Overall: Sadly, a big meh on this wine. I adore Tempranillo. Unfortunately, this was not a great Tempranillo. I paid $20 for this at a local wine store. You can find better examples of Tempranillo at this price point. Overall, 2011 was a…

Saint Cosme Cotes du Rhone 2015 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes: Blueberry and blackberry on the nose Full bodied on the palate Dark fruit, graphite, leather, and spice on the finish Summary: Nicely made with depth and focus, this Cotes-du-Rhone is 100% Syrah. Saint Cosme produces a number of very good wines and this is one you’ll like find on shelves as it has…

Airfield Estates “Runway Merlot” 2012 review by (PB)

Nice black cherry hue with some intensity Bouquet– Lots of sweet green peppers up front, with accompanying savory spices on top of sweet berry fruit with a touch of licorice. Palate–Hmm–surprisingly bland front with unremarkable first impressions. Unremarkable berries with flat spice, flat tannins, and flat overall in every way. After the really nice bouquet…

Colosi Nero D’Avola 2014 review by (PB)

Ruby hue Bouquet–Sweet berry above the rim with yeasty aromas; Savory and sweet spices over the dried cherry fruit Palate–Bright red berries, with nice acidity, mouth watering, cherry beam I paid $10 for this Sicilian quaffer regularly at $15. I really enjoy Nero D’Avola the signature grape of Sicily. It is one wine that you…