Category: $15

Any wine that typically retails for $15-$20

Astrolabe Sauvignon Blanc (Marlborough) 2016 review by (PB)

Straw hue with large bouquet of classic grassiness, guava paste, ripe pineapple, tropical fruit compote, hint of vanilla and citrus. Palate–Minerally front with sharp acidity, wet stone, guava paste, creamy texture, lingering finish of tropical fruit. Astrolabe is a reliable producer of fairly vibrant Sauvignon Blanc at a great price point. The acidity in this…

Gruet (NV) Blanc D’Noirs review by (PB)

Gentle golden hue with aromas of honeysuckle, sweet pear, and almond. Palate–Lovely first impression of sweet honeysuckle blooms and something sweet underneath which I cannot come up with an adjective for it but I love it! The effervescence is fitting though fleeting though the finish hangs on a for a touch with cream almond. I…

San Felice Chianti Classico 2015 review by (PB)

Garnet hue with aromas of classic Sangiovese, cherry, forest floor, although a unique touch of menthol is in this one as well.  Nice! Palate–Lightly textured, lighter in body, bright cherry cream bonbon notes, rigid acidity, gentle cigar ash finish that is fleeting. This is a tasty Chianti, with all of what you expect out of…