Wine Review

    • A Post From Under The Floorboards (Two Grenache Blancs As Winter Warmers)

      As a general rule, I am not a fan of “phoning it in.” Not in anything, particularly in writing here on 1WD. I’d love to tell you all that the demands of holiday planning with a first-grader around, hosting Christmas for out of town visitors, and various writing gigs are keeping me from writing up for you my thoughts on some of the recent visits to stellar producers that I have ...

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    • Review of Messina Hof Paulo Port 2007

      When one thinks of Bryan/College Station, Texas, they might picture Texas A&M University and the very first Texas FREEBIRDS restaurant, known for stomach filling, delicious hand rolled burritos. Wine should also be part of that mental image however, as Messina Hof (Founded in 1983 by Paul and Merrill Bonarrigo) is a staple for high quality Texas wines.

      Jeremy Wilson/ Texas Wine Lover- 4 readers -
    • 5 Questions with Stephen Cronk of Mirabeau Wine

      It’s been quite some time since the last post in our “5 Questions With…” series, but after tasting a phenomenal #wine and then learning its even more interesting backstory, I decided a revival was needed! I think it’s no non-surprise for my regular readers that we are huge fans of rosé here at #Vinopanion.

      Ward Kadel/ Vinopanion- 6 readers -
  • Holiday Wine Suggestions December 2014

    …. Château des Charmes Brut Methode Traditionelle, $22.95. A great value traditional methode bubbly, review coming soon! 2012 Flat Rock Cellars Gravity Pinot Noir, $29.95. 2011 review here. John Galea suggests: 2011 Columbia Crest H3 Cabernet Sauvignon, $19.95. Review can be found here. 2013 Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc, $18.95, 2014 is about to hit…

    Canadian Wine Guyin Cabernet Franc- 3 readers -
  • If Chile Had a Margaux, This Might Be It!

    … find the series of awards it has won. Or you might just find what matters: a place to buy a bottle or two so you can enjoy. If only I had cellar space for a full case! à votre santé! Like this: Like Loading... Related Tags: cabernet sauvignon, Chilean Wine, Lolol Valley, Review, Wine Review …

    jvb uncorkedin Cabernet Sauvignon- 3 readers -
  • Cliffs Wine Picks – Nov 17, 2014 to Dec 13, 2014

    2007 Villa Creek Garnacha Denner Vineyard 2012 Loring Wine Company Grenache Russell Family Vineyard 2007 Saxum Broken Stones 2011 Château Puech-Haut Coteaux du Languedoc Saint-Drézéry Prestige 2009 Benovia Pinot Noir Bella Una Due to unpacking from a move from Wisconsin to South Carolina, some of these notes are short with very little background information.

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  • Giordano Piemonte Cortese d.o.c. 2012

    …Giordano Piemonte Cortese d.o.c. 2012, Piemonte, Italy, $12 (S) – Rating 91 A lovely example of this crisp white wine from the Cortese grape, otherwise know as Gavi Di Gavi. The nose offers soft aromas of white peach, pineapple and baking spice. Dances on the palate with juicy acidity. Balanced flavors include ripe pineapple, peach, pear and spice. The long finish is highlighted by notes of pineapple and minerality. Buy This Wine The post Giordano Piemonte Cortese d.o.c. 2012 appeared first on Wine Blog - Bacchus and Beery. …

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  • We Can do Wine Reviews

    … Jeremy Wilson has been doing fantastic wine reviews in recent months and now that we have a team of four people on Texas Wine Lover, we are ready to help all wineries let consumers know about their wines. We will gladly accept Texas wine samples for a wine review. Note there are no guarantees a post will be written, positive or negative, about…

    Jeff Cope/ Texas Wine Lover- 5 readers -
  • Making It To The Top

    … Reviews of the Recanati Galilee Shiraz 2010 and several whiskies from The Glenlivet. By Joshua E. London and Lou Marmon Washington Jewish Week December 11, 2014 For the first time since 2008 an Israeli wine has been included in the Wine Spectator magazine’s annual list of this year’s “Top 100 Wines”. It is quite an honor since…

    Grapelinesin Cabernet Sauvignon Sauvignon Blanc- 2 readers -
  • J Vineyards Cuvee 20 Brut NV

    …J Vineyards Cuvee 20 Brut NV, Russian River Valley, CA, $28 (S) – Rating 90 This affordable sparkling wine from J Vineyards is another reason why bubbles should be an every day affair. A crisp nose of lemon, tropicals and yeasty brioche. Bright acidity with a plush mouth-feel gives way to notes of Meyer lemon, tropicals, citrus, pear and flaky croissant. Elegant minerality in the long finish. Buy This Wine The post J Vineyards Cuvee 20 Brut NV appeared first on Wine Blog - Bacchus and Beery. …

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  • 2011 Flat Rock Cellars Gravity Pinot Noir

    … of wine. If you don’t, you’ve been robbed. This review will be short, however John has covered, in the past, a review on Flat Rock Cellars estate Pinot Noir. This review is for their bottle of Gravity, one of 4 higher end pinots that the vineyard produces. The winemaker calls this their “Best of the Best”, where the other 3 are all single vineyard…

    Canadian Wine Guyin Pinot Noir- 8 readers -
  • Gundlach Bundschu Gewurztraminer 2013

    …Gundlach Bundschu Gewurztraminer 2013, Estate Vineyard, Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County, CA, $23 (S) – Rating 90 An excellent example of dry California Gewurztraminer. A fragrant nose of white peach, stone fruit and honeysuckle. Balanced on the palate with just a bit of acidity. Flavors of grapefruit, citrus, stone fruit, honeysuckle, spice and minerality. Notes of honey and a pleasant spiciness on the finish. Buy This Wine The post Gundlach Bundschu Gewurztraminer 2013 appeared first on Wine Blog - Bacchus and Beery. …

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  • Dry Creek Vineyards Zinfandel 2012

    … with balanced acidity and supple tannins. Flavors of blackberry, plum, ripe raspberry and dark spice. An elegantly long finish with plenty of spice and hints of cocoa. Buy This Wine The post Dry Creek Vineyards Zinfandel 2012 appeared first on Wine Blog - Bacchus and Beery. …

    Bacchus and Beery- 4 readers -
  • Mercy Vineyards Chardonnay Riverbed 2012

    …Mercy Vineyards Chardonnay Riverbed 2012, Arroyo Seco, CA, $24 (S) – Rating 91 A beautifully balanced chardonnay with a delicate nose of red apple, citrus and hints of wet stone. Barrel fermented and aged in French Oak (20% new) creating just enough acidity in the round mouth-feel. On the palate, flavors of red apple, pear, Meyer lemon, vanilla…

    Bacchus and Beeryin Chardonnay- 5 readers -
  • 2011 Tawse Robyn’s Block Chardonnay

    … with hints of citrus fruit and vanilla. The nose gives way to lime on the front and caramel on the back, a long way back in the mouth. Acidity is much like the rest of this wine, solid. The wine goes back to front evenly, the fruit is consistent and oaking has given this excellent toasty notes. Add in some good minerality and you have a very well…

    Canadian Wine Guy- 7 readers -
  • 2011 Hidden Bench Felseck Chardonnay

    … is 91 out of 100. Some additional notes: – This wine was featured this summer in the Cool Climate Chardonnay release from LCBO Vintages – This wine won a Silver medal at this year NWAC awards. Like this: Like Loading... This entry was posted in Canadian, Wine and tagged cwg, hidden bench, wine review. Bookmark the permalink. …

    Canadian Wine Guy- 4 readers -
  • Glassware Matters

    … Review of Twin Suns Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 and a cocktail suggestion: The Hot Toddy. By Joshua E. London and Lou Marmon Washington Jewish Week November 27, 2014 In one of the final scenes of the 2004 multi-Oscar nominated film “Sideways” (it did win for best adapted screenplay) we see Miles—a joyless, glass half-empty type character who…

    Grapelinesin Cabernet Sauvignon- 1 readers -
  • Four Vinho Verdes Not To Miss!

    … for the proverbial buck, so please advise if you find a great bargain on these in your neighborhood! à votre santé! Like this: Like Loading... Related Tags: Portuguese, Vinho Verde, White wine review, Wine Review …

    jvb uncorkedin Riesling- 1 readers -
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