2003 Reserve de la Comtesse Lalande, Pauillac

According to Robert Parker: “A blend of 46% Merlot, 44% Cabernet Sauvignon, and the rest Cabernet Franc, this is a hedonistic sexpot of a Pauillac with loads of density, plenty of ripe fruit, and low acidity in an easy-to-drink, seductive style with plenty of chocolate-infused black currant fruit. Drink it over the next decade.” (04/05) […]

Coming right up!

So, we pretty much exclusively have reviewed wine on this blog, without much else for content.  But that’s changing.  Don’t worry, you’ll still get the accurate but quirky wine reviews, and even more of them. What we’re going to start adding are recipes of the meals we make using wine.  As probably most wine affectionados do, […]

2005 Geyser Peak Block Collection Walking Tree

I’m becoming convinced that some of the best wine from California is from Alexander Valley.   Not to over emphasize the region over the producer…. There’s a story behind how we got this wine, but you’ll have to ask to hear it (comment!)… but we didn’t pay for it (OK, fine, Rika’s boss gave it […]

2004 Germano Angelo Barolo

Classic Barolo, for a lot less. Orange hues, dusty red fruit on the nose, namely plum. Plum, strawberry, raspberry, black pepper and licorice on the pallet. Plenty of tannin – this wine has legs… If you have a bottle, don’t open it yet. The finish isn’t that long, bet write pleasant. In fact, it is […]