Monthly Archives: November 2017

Gavilan Pinot Noir 2013 review by (PB)

Black cherry hue setting off aromas of Palate–This pinot has real depth, with solid beam of black cherry and vanilla cream cordial, with lingering fruit on the finish. Honestly my review is skewed with respect to the bouquet because of the pervasive aromas coming from the kitchen with a turkey roasting and the trimmings. From…

Chateau L’Escart (Cuvee Eden) 2015 review by (PB)

Young purple hue with aromas that are better than anticipated due to its youthfulness. Tart raspberry with lighter overtones of blueberry, with maybe a hint of menthol, and light spicing and a note of milk choclate. On the palate this wine (a classic Bordeaux blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec) is at first quite…

The Ned Pinot Noir 2014 review by (PB)

Gentle cherry hue with aromas of lightly spiced raspberry/strawberry jam. Palate–Lively structure with very nice Pinot flavors that far outstrip the bouquet.  Savory spiced ripe strawberries with a very light hint of cocoa that is fleeting. This has clean as a whistle feel in the mouth with a gentle tartness that is endearing. This is…

Toile Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 review by (PB)

  Nice black cherry hue with aromas of perfumy sweet black cherry with interesting layers of unusual notes of pickle juice, mint, hints of milk chocolate, and minty spice. Palate–silky potential with young tannins at the moment. Rich dark berry fruit with black licorice and a touch of green pepper. Finish is a bit quick.…