Monthly Archives: April 2017

Barone Ricasoli “Brolio” 2009 review by (PB)

Deep garnet that is just starting to show a hint of age Bouquet–Sweet hints of fresh cherry above the rim with tart dried cherries deeper in.  Beautiful nearly floral bouquet laced with spices, and cigar box. Palate–Slight cinnamon front, with tart pie cherry, and a “flat” palate from its peak. I bought numerous bottles of…

Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc 2016 review by (PB)

Straw hue Bouquet–Grapefruit, lemon-lime, melon and slight hint of vanilla Palate–Racy acidity, classic Sauvignon Blanc grassiness, vanilla, tangerine, lemon/lime and not quite ripe white grapefruit. Kim Crawford makes a consistently solid S. Blanc from New Zealand (Marlborough).  I think it is about the easiest wine to ID blind so distinctive is it’s bouquet.  This is…

Angeline Vineyards Pinot Noir 2015 review by (PB)

Garnet and purple hue Bouquet–Light savory spice within powdery raspberry and fresh grape remnant and a unique tangerine edge Palate–Nice big flavor filled, tart zesty raspberry At $9 this is a very straight forward and well made Pinot with some varietal character.  It is tasty, a decent foundation and at this price it’s a “raise…