Looks young. Smells wild and plummy. Very fine tannins and quite long. Delish. Perfect pairing with a bolognese. Gary says leather and orange peel. A treat. Grade: A. Thanks Gary!
Archive for April, 2010
With my friends in Las Vegas, 2009. Full beautiful ruby. Dark and deep flavors of blueberry blackberry pepper bacon. Awesome depth and a perfect balance. Not a huge wine but a great expression of place. I love it. Rumor is that JL Chave had a hand in the the grapes and winemaking. Grade A.
Beautiful golden. Peachy mineral aromas. Texture is more like a red wine. Little petrol on the palate. Lemon zest. Very long finish. Still feels young. Great winemaking. Tito says fresh and crisp. Very refreshing. Like the effect not flavor of menthol or wintergreen. Jill says herbaceous. Grade: A.
How will we ever top this one? Everyone basically brought their best drinking wine from their cellar. Probably my single favorite night of drinking. 1990 Lasalle cuvee angeline. Very mature nose. Seth says deep. Josh says wow. Yeasty. Drink now. A- 1995 krug clos de mesnil. Omg. Huge complete and utterly perfect. [...]
After the crazy wine orgy of last evening, I had to open something decent. This is a beauty. Pale golden. Oaky vanilla nose. Lively, deep and powerful. Great minerals and tons of depth. This is a hearty, strong chardonnay, but with outstanding balance. Jill says she loves its lemon curd and its light, fluffy and [...]