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Wine Reviews

Gruet 'Methode Champenoise' Brut Blanc de Noirs

Classification: Sparkling (White); Body: Light;

This was a fun little sparkling wine out of New Mexico that I shared with friends! The bubbles were crisp as was the taste! A nice one to start off with for a tasting or to pair with light tapas!

reviewed 6 years 6 months 1 days ago

Vueve Cliquot Ponsardin Brut Suitcase Pack

Classification: Sparkling (White); Smell: Fruity; Taste: Fruity; Body: Light; Finish: Soft;

Enjoyed this Champagne from France! It had a crisp lemon/lime start and finished with what I thought was a hint of pear. Not as dry as most brut. I loved the story behind this being the champagne that... Read more

reviewed 6 years 6 months 1 days ago

Gainey Merlot

Classification: Red; Smell: Spicy; Body: Medium-Full; Finish: Soft;

Tasted Gainey Vineyards Santa Ynez Valley 2007 Merlot last night! It had a strong scent of oak and peppery/spice to my nose and started off heavy, but finishes smooth. It's deep red in color with stro... Read more

reviewed 6 years 6 months 22 days ago

Robledo 'Seven Brothers' Sauvignon Blanc

Classification: White; Smell: Fruity; Taste: Fruity; Body: Light; Finish: Soft;

This was a fabulous wine to start Thanksgiving Day off with! It was light enough to enjoy with several different appetizers and has a smooth finish! I will sip on this one again!

reviewed 6 years 6 months 25 days ago

Dr. Heidemanns-Bergweiler Dry Riesling

Classification: White; Smell: Fruity; Finish: Soft;

Pear, lemon & minerals are the notes to this riesling. It has a dry, yet semi-sweet finish. I paired it with pumpkin pie and found that it enhanced the flavors of the cinnamon and nutmeg of the pie fo... Read more

reviewed 6 years 7 months 8 days ago

Elios Mediterranean Red

Classification: Red; Smell: Fruity; Taste: Spicy; Body: Medium-Full; Finish: Spicy;

This was my first experience with a Greek red and it was quite a delight. Our waiter mentioned this one had a hint of chocolate to it and I was sold. I didn't pick up the chocolate notes as much as I ... Read more

reviewed 6 years 7 months 22 days ago

Hook & Ladder Station Ten

Classification: Red; Smell: Spicy; Taste: Spicy; Body: Medium-Full; Finish: Spicy;

Absolutely love this one! It's my favorite from Hook & Ladder! It's deep berry flavors hit at first, but then this wonderful spicey sensation follows! It's fab alone or awesome with a good spaghetti d... Read more

reviewed 6 years 7 months 22 days ago

Hook & Ladder Chardonnay

Classification: White; Smell: Fruity; Taste: Fruity; Body: Light-Medium; Finish: Fruity;

Citrus with hints of apple filled my senses with this one, along with a touch of nutmeg. I was intentially looking for the nutmeg... I chose this as my dinner wine with an Almond Encrusted Tilapia and... Read more

reviewed 6 years 7 months 22 days ago

Casas del Bosque 'Gran Reserva' Carmenere

Classification: Red; Smell: Herbacious; Taste: Earthy; Body: Medium-Full; Finish: Long;

This wine made me think of incense with a lavender touch at first smell. I paired this one with a honey-Lemon-Thyme Cornish Game Hen and it made my mouth water! The wine was ripe and rich with nice fi... Read more

reviewed 6 years 7 months 22 days ago

Casas del Bosque Reserva Chardonnay

Classification: White; Smell: Fruity; Taste: Fruity; Body: Light-Medium; Finish: Medium;

This wine has a fresh pear and peach aroma with a hint of hazelnut and I thought I could sense a little smoke? It was very vibrant on my palate and paired excellent with the fresh salmon cakes I was e... Read more

reviewed 6 years 7 months 22 days ago

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