Monthly Archives: June 2018

Lou Dumont Bourgogne 2013 review by (PB)

Slightly tinge of amber at the rim showing a touch of age. Bouquet definitely has a twinge of age but just the slightest touch. Ruby red grapefruit aroma up front with nice varietal fruit and a whiff of menthol and cocoa cream. Palate–The touch of age is also evident on the palate so it is…

Luna Cabernet Sauvignon (California) 2014 review by (PB)

Opaqueish garnet hue with some depth and aromas of spiced cocoa, a hint of cedar, and sweet blueberries. Palate–Ripe berry fruit, with nuances of chocolate reminding me more of a Washington State Cab, with surprisingly rich front palate with loads of savory spice and a finish that actually has some last to it. My wife…

La Lecciaia Lupaia Toscana 2014 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes: Spicy cherry and earth on the nose Full bodied on the palate Finishes with layered cherry, licorice, spice, and earth Summary: I paid just $8 for this beauty. It’s hard to find a wine at that price which really shows its origin and sense of place. In this case, Tuscany comes through in…

Vina Robles Petite Sirah 2013 review by (PB)

Nice inky, black cherry hue with aromas of tart dark cherry compote and black cherry but is rather closed as this is right on opening. There is a lot more to come! Palate–First impression is gloriously fruit bombish with thick, textured, presentation, intense dark fruity flavors of cedary dark berries, luscious underlying flavors of mocah…