White Wines

  • Salwey Pinot Gris – Simply Fabulous

    … a fabulous nose. The palate is also quite nice, offering well balanced pear, apple, lychee and lemon flavors with a creamy mouthfeel. The acidity is just right. It finishes long and luscious with lingering crisp fruit flavors. This is the way pinot gris should taste. Wine: Salwey Grauburgunder Variety: Pinot Gris Vintage: 2011 Alcohol: 13% Rating: 90 Price: $12.00 Disclosure: This wine was received as a sample. AppearanceAromasComplexityFlavorsFruitBalanceMouthfeelVibrancy/acidityFinishOverall impressionsValue…

    Tim Lemke/ CheapWineRatings.comin Riesling- 9 readers -
  • 6 Albariños to try out…

    … … and why you should drink Albariño year-round. One of my favorite white wines to drink with a variety of foods is Albariño. I’m constantly writing about it and hailing it as a versatile food wine, explaining to folks that it can pair with anything from salads, to seafood, chicken, pasta, and pizza. There’s a reason for this. But first, what…

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  • Deu La Deu Alvarinho – Mesmerizing

    … tangy lemon-drenched melon flavors up front with some salty mineral flavors hitting the mid-palate and carrying into the finish. And that finish is exceptionally long. While there’s no fizz, it still has a pleasant mouth feel. But most importantly, it’s just yummy. Wine: Deu La Deu Alvarinho Variety: Alvarinho Vintage: 2011 Alcohol: 13% Rating: 90…

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  • Smoked Tri-Tip Sandwiches with Chimichurri Sauce

    …! WINE PAIRING Now most folks will recommend red wine with smoked steak. But doused in this sauce with all its herbaceous and acidic flavors opens it up to white wine. White wine with steak? You betcha! Look for something with strong herbal and lemony characteristics that mimic the sauce, like crisp acidic Sauvignon Blanc or herbal Grüner…

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  • Friday Favorites — still rocking the rosé wines

    A weekly roundup of my favorite things in the categories of wine, food, travel, and lifestyle. WINE I’m still drinking rosé and it’s a great time of year for it. We have had a damn near perfect fall season so far. With the exception of some light rain a few days in September the weather has been amazing these last few weeks.

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  • Louis Riesling – Yummy, Yummy!

    … Home Wine Regions German Wine Louis Riesling – Yummy, Yummy! by Tim Lemke - Sep 28, 2014 A couple years ago I reviewed the 2010 vintage of Louis riesling from Louis Konstantin Guntrum. I loved it then and now tasting the 2012 vintage I can say that I still love this wine. The grapes for this wine are grown along the banks of the Rhine river…

    Tim Lemke/ CheapWineRatings.comin Riesling- 3 readers -
  • 3Spells Chardonnay – Crisp & Refreshing

    … and flint. While the aromas are fairly powerful, they are also harmonious and balanced. And this wine tastes as good as it smells, revealing tangy citrus, apple, melon and mineral flavors. The acidity is good and the mouthfeel is rich but not overly creamy like some chardonnay can be. It finishes relatively long with tasty citrus flavors. This chardonnay…

    Tim Lemke/ CheapWineRatings.comin Chardonnay- 9 readers -
  • Horse Heaven Hills Wine Region — a preview

    … A few weeks back hubs and I ventured into the desert in search of… wine. No I’m not talking about Arizona, where I’m originally from. I’m talking about Washington State. But isn’t the Pacific Northwest all green and rainy? Nope. Once you venture over the Cascade Mountain range an entirely different landscape opens up to you. The desert. We…

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  • Recent Articles on Wine4.Me

    …. Need an idea of what to do with leftovers (chicken, beef, pork, veggies, etc.)? Tacos. Want something different for breakfast? Yes, tacos. Need an idea for quick dinner when it’s already 5:00 pm and you’re on your way home from work and forgot to thaw the chicken? Tacos! I recently discovered the easiest way to make killer verde chicken tacos — no crock-pot required Check it out HERE. You can find these articles and more on the Wine4.Me blog. Tagged as: Food and wine pairing, recipes, wine4.me wine app …

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  • Friday Favorites – anniversaries, box wine, and upcoming adventures

    … A roundup of my favorite things from the week in the categories of wine, food, travel, and lifestyle. WINE & FOOD Anniversary Food & Wines This week marked hubby and my 9th wedding anniversary. Though it fell on a weekday it didn’t stop us from going big for dinner. Hubs grilled up some amazing NY strip steaks doused with smoked butter…

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  • A Chilean Winemaker in Argentina – Meet Aurelio Montes Jr. of Kaiken Winery

    “Passion is the best way that I can describe the country of Argentina.” This is how Chilean winemaker Aurelio Montes Jr. described his new home when I met him a few weeks ago. I had asked him to describe the difference between making wine in Argentina vs. Chile, where he is from. Aurelio (who bears a striking resemblance to a younger Latin version of Tony Goldwin, though tha ...

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  • Wines of the World – Flight Song Whites, New Zealand

    … called Wines of the World. Once a month, I will try a completely new wine that I’ve never had before and let you know what I think it tastes like. Hopefully, my thoughts can help you determine if these wines are worth a try. If you try it or tried it, let me know your thoughts in the comments. For the first installment of Wines of the World, I…

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  • Friday Favorites – Travel edition (Neskowin, Oregon)

    … afternoons. Lo Domeni le Côté Rosé 2013 Cahors, France (approx $10 USD, purchased in France) Now this wine is a bit of a tease since you’re not likely to find it around here. I bought it while in Cahors earlier this summer and brought it back to enjoy. I was astounded by the quality of rosé wines produced there from Malbec. It’s just not something you…

    Vindulgein Cabernet Sauvignon Malbec- 3 readers -
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