Monthly Archives: October 2017

Mumm’s Napa Brut Prestige (NV) review by (PB)

The straw hue hovers around the bouquet of almonds underneath light lime with vanilla notes Palate–subdued but clean as slate, with lemon lime fruit with a finish of nuttiness. This Napa bubbly is one of my perennial favorites and when I find it around $15 I grab it although it has tended upwards towards the…

Barrel 27 Head Honcho 2012 Syrah review by (PB)

  Dark blackberry hue  gives rise to aromas of blueberry pie, rustic spices, cocoa, tar, Palate–Impressive large, ripe blackberry compote in a  thickish textured presentation savory spices with a touch of cedar. This is a 20 megaton fruit bomb kind of wine which frankly I enjoy when I am in the mood and I am…