2011 Chinon from Plouzeau and Baudry

    …2011 Chinon from Plouzeau and Baudry The last several days have been busy with travel, work, and wine related correspondence. The later of which can take a fair amount of time so just a quick post for today. Both of the wines featured in this post are from the 2011 vintage in Chinon. At half the cost the 2011 Marc Plouzeau, Clos de la Bonneliere…

    3 readers - By Aaron Nix Gomez/ Hogshead - A Wine Blog

    Tasting Notes Week of September 8th, 2014

    …. The tannin profile was also a bit deeper, allowing it to suit foods with a slightly heaviler weight. Macari 2010Cabernet Franc Lots of juicy black fruit, concentrated black berries, and balance. Curious as to how this award winner (winery earned "winery of the year" from NY Wine & Food Classic) I tried it against an Olga Rauffault Chinon…

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    What We Have Been Drinking—9/8/2014

    …Over the course of a week, I taste a bunch of wine, usually with friends, and almost always with my wife. This past week, I was only in Philly for a handful of hours, but it was long enough to make dinner for my wife and invite a few friends over to celebrate with a few bottles of wine: 2012 Couly-Dutheil Chinon Rosé Domaine René Couly: Retail $20…

    5 readers - By Jeff Kralik/ the drunken cyclist