Monthly Archives: November 2018

Georges Duboeufs Beaujolais Nouveau 2018 review by (PB )

Purple hue with aromas of powdery, sweet cherries, bananas, circus peanut marshmallow treats! Palate–Fresh cherries, lip smacking tartness, off dry fruitiness, and liquid joy! Nouveau has been just “OK” over the past several vintages but this one is a standout!  It is everything we hope for in this annual celebration of the first vintage harvest…

Domaine de Vedilhan Vionier 2016 review by (PB)

Light amber hue with aromas of Perfumy, powdery, citrus with vanilla with lemon drop hard candies and canned pears. Palate–Razor sharp acidity carries this palate cleansing, juicy Meyer lemon curd and creme brulee, fruit forward palate cleansing delight. Finishes quickly. This a big wine and great buy at the $10 price point. Chill this down…

Napa Cellars Zinfandel 2015 review by (PB)

Pretty garnet hue with aromas of cigar ash and dust, blackberry with a smidge of red raspberry, Palate–Plush texture with an elegant presentation of vibrant, if not stern red berry, classic Zin flavors. Finishes with a nice somewhat complex fruit and forest floor flavors. Napa Cellars makes good wine–Might sound stupid but some vintners just…

Hazana Vinas Viejas Rioja 2015 review by (PB)

Nice pigmented black-cherry hue with aromas of Rustic, course, cherry-berry fruit up front on a foundation of dusty spices Palate– dry dusty tannins with subdued dried crushed cherry powder, and a fleeting finish. This mostly Tempranillo Rioja is pretty decent considering I think I paid well under $10 for it.  At the normal price point…