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Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut

Invest a few dollars in a champagne stopper for this champagne, and serve it for two occasions. First, sip it with caviar on New Year’s Eve.  The wine is a pale tan-yellow with tiny bubbles in the glass, and...
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2012 Coté Mas Rouge Intense

Candied black raspberry and coffee grounds show on the nose. Black raspberry shows on the palate, too, with coffee, then red plum on the mid-palate. Tannins are medium-grained. The overall sense is juicy, rathe...
Chateau de Sours

2010 Chateau de Sours

The nose releases aromas of black cherry, redcurrant, brambles, and mint. The palate shows redcurrant, plums, leather, brambles, and a bit of mint. Tannins are harsh, acids sharp. Drink with steak burritos....
Brenne

Brenne Single Malt Whiskey

Tropical fruits explode upward from the glass, bananas, mangos, and pineapple. More fruit, a veritable Carmen Miranda topper full of fruit, dances across the palate. The finish is sweet bubble gum. This is not ...