Monthly Archives: September 2018

Querceto Chianti Classico Riserva 2007 review by (PB)

Garnet hue with perfect color to the rim! Bouquet– sweet cherry above the rim with spicy, black licorice, dried cherries, beautiful daffodil floral notes, and port wine–sweet prunes Palate–Perfectly integrated in every way,dark dried cherry with spicy goodness, with spicy fruit finish with a fleeting touch of cream. This is my last bottle of this…

Pasqua Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore 2016 review by (PB)

Crystalline garnet hue with aromas of spicy sweet pie cherries Palate–Clean, bright cherry flavors that are simple yet full and crisp and Delicious. This is a very straight forward quaffing wine that is tasty, and would go well with so many things from a pre-dinner cheese plate, to a desert cheese plate perhaps and of…

The Wolftrap Syrah, Mourvedre, Viognier 2016 review by (PB)

Garnet hue with aromas of yeasty crusted baked bread, savory spices, dark berry, and espresso Palate–Slightly off with a band-aid flavor sometimes characteristic of a taint called Brett short for *Brettanomyces, dark ripe berries, but I cannot get past the uck of band-aids. *Brettanomyces is a (bad) yeast contaminant in wine. For certain wines it…