Rocca Delle Macie "SaSyr" 2011 wine review by (PB)

    Purple to cranberry hue with aromas giving the classic Sangiovese bouquet on first whiff but then there is a blast of fresh fruit like candy apple cherry (the hard red coating on candied apples) with a rear guard of sweet herbs. This is a distinctive and enticing bouquet! ...

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    Gascon Colosal "red blend" 2012 wine review by (PB)

    Intensely pigmented with a dark tomatoey red, opaque hue. Aromas of gigantic black fruit and loads of "stuff" going on! Tar, bold evergreen and spice, cigar box and more ripe berry fruit lurking underneath it all. Wow! Palate--Again, gigantic immense bold deep, dark berrie...

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    Wine tasting and the impact of medications by (PB)

    If you visit our blog frequently you see that I have not posted very much if at all for some time. The reason being I am on medication for an issue and the particular medication messes up my ability to "taste" properly. It's important to note to your self when you are on a...

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    Domaine Du Salvard Cheverny 2011 wine review by (PB)

    Hue is a very pale nearly rose looking, with an orange tinge to it. Bouquet--Just beneath the tightly wound raspberry fruit is a note of asparagus green and ash. Underneath that is a layer of sweet spice though gentle. Palate--Finessed structure with fruity foundation of s...

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    Paco & Lola Albarino 2011 Wine Review (NW)

    Tasting notes: Apple and citrus on the nose Medium bodied on the palate Floral and apple with light acidity on the finish Summary: Albarino is a great Summer white. From the Rias Baixes region of Spain, it delivers full flavor and good acidity. This one is not quite as ...

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