Posts Tagged ‘Herbs’

Bogle Essential California Red 2009 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes: Boysenberry, plum, and light spice notes on the nose Full bodied on the palate Chewy finish of red berries and herbs with oak accents Summary: Here’s a new offering from Bogle Vineyards.  It’s a good value red wine made from a blend of Zinfandel, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Petite Sirah.  I’d call it […]

Cusumano Nero d’Avola Sicilia 2010 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes: Red currants and herbs on the nose Medium bodied on the palate Moderately tannic finish with wild berries and herbs Summary: This is a good, simple, and somewhat rustic wine from one of the noteworthy producers on the island of Sicily.  For $10, this is a “you get what you pay for” wine. […]

Tensley Santa Barbara County Colson Canyon Syrah 2009 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes: Vivid notes of rich blueberry, blackberry, and herbs on the nose Full bodied and firm on the palate Wild berries, spice, and intensity on the finish Summary: Vivid and intense are two words that sum up this wine.  The fruit is vividly expressed in the bouquet and on the finish.  The persistent layers […]

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