Posts Tagged ‘Flavors’

Pine Ridge Chenin Blanc/Viognier 2011 wine review by (PB)

Straw hue with bouquet of pears, banana, and green apple fragrances that is wonderful. Palate–Spritzy mouth with fruity, off dry, Fuji apple fruit. Finishes with big lingering pear and green apple. This is a seriously tasty blend of the two grapes even as Pine Ridge emerges as a real contender in the vast world of […]

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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