Tasting Notes

Wine Reviews

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2007 Jean Bousquet Reserva Malbec

Immediately upon sniffing the wine I thought “cedar chest.” I also found crushed flowers, pencil lead, spice, raspberry, fig, forest floor, anise, cinnamon, and herbs. This nose seemed totally different from a...
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2006 Phoenix Vineyards Rancho Napa

This is a great big dark tannic wine begging for a long nap in the cellar. Tart blackberries, licorice, and eucalyptus are wrapped tightly in leather. The finish is redolent with lavendar. This would unwind ...
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2008 Bodega Colomé Torrontes

On the nose I got pineapple, white flowers, honeysuckle, orange zest, fresh pear, and white pepper. In the mouth I found jasmine, lemon, tropical fruit, honeysuckle, and grapefruit. Oh yes, and the lemon Pledg...