Posts Tagged ‘Billy’

Sponsored Post: The One Minute Wine Master Book Review by Billy

Occasionally here at The Wine Cask Blog we are invited to review wine related items like books or glasses or gadgets.  Our friends at Sterling Publishing in New York invited us to review The One Minute Wine Master by Jennifer Simonetti-Byan, MW (Master of Wine).  B&N Link, Amazon Link   Audience: anyone who regularly or […]

2010 Barba Vasari Montepulciano Sponsored Wine Review by Billy

Nose: Earthy mushrooms with plum and dark cherryPalate: Strong and tight acids that come on early and strong.  Very soft tannins leave a thin feel and a medium body.  Plums are prominent flavors in the mouth.Finish: Elegant finish characterized by more plum and earthy notes.Overall: The nose is great on this Italian red wine.  The […]

Turley 2007 Napa Zinfandel moore “earthquake” vineyard wine review by Billy

Nose: roses, fruit and earth on the nose.Palate: Tight tannins and young feeling still.  Acid tussles with the tannin for supremacy in a velvet ring.  Floral flavors here too.  Medium body but definitely still tasting young.Finish: Long and minerally.Overall:  I paid list price for this at a wine store several years ago ($56).  Tonight seems […]

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