Posts Tagged ‘Chewy’

Pear Valley Syrah (Pear Valley Vineyard) 2007 wine review by (PB)

Dark black cherry hue with nice black berry bouquet accompanied by dark chocolate and tar with a hint of pipe tobacco. (This smells more Cabernetish than some Cabernets) Explosion of big fruit-bomb black berry, full bodied, rich, textured, still a little chewy, with smokey dark fruit finish that lingers a while. This is a big […]

Casa LaPostolle Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 Cuvee Alexander “Apalta Vineyard” wine review by (PB)

Deep, black cherry/garnet hue to the rim, nearly inky in appearance. Bouquet–Cherry black cherry up front but soon eclipsed by vegetal notes of green pepper, cedar and perhaps some licorice. Palate–Bold, stern wine that is immature yet showing what it’s made of. The fruit is subdued by the other complexities and is utterly angular with […]

Four Vines Zinfandel “Dusi Vineyard’ 2008 (Paso Robles) wine review by (PB)

Nice garnet/ruby hue Bouquet–blueberry liqueur; with classic brambly, wild berry, spicy fruit with a touch of dark fudge on the end of the varietal bouquet. Palate–Nice big fruit bomb,(meant positively here) with touches of baker’s chocolate at mid palate and a woody, charcoaly lingering–and I mean lingering–berry finish that goes on and on and on! […]

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