Tasting notes: Tequila, April 27, 2019

Cimarron Blanco Regular Price $23.99 Sale price $20.99 Cimarrón Tequila from Atotonilco, Jalisco is distilled from agave hillside agave grown at 4,620′ elevation, where plant sugars reach an average of 24-26° Brix. A low-pressure, slow agave roast creates Cimarrón’s bright, forward flavor, and fermentation is entirely natural using winemakers’ yeast. Fortaleza Blanco Regular Price $52.99[…]

My Favorite Wine, April 24, 2019

2017 Bisson ‘U Pastine’ Bianchetta Genovese Portofino DOC Regular price $27.99 Sale Price $22.99 Most wine ‘experts’ (the ones that speak on the radio and write in the newspaper) can name perhaps a few different dozen grape varietals. That’s really very good, considering that most are not nor have ever been in the wine business[…]

Tasting notes, More Wines for Spring, April 20, 2019

2016 Alberto Loi ‘Theria’ Vermentino del Sardegna Sardinia, Italy Regular Price $24.99 Sale price $19.99 Sardinia really is one of the best places to grow grapes for wine in the world; bright sunshine, rocky soils, dry summers, salty and cooling Mediterranean breezes. This rich Vermentino illustrates that; ripe, lush fruit that still retains acidity making[…]

My Favorite Wine, April 17, 2019

2015 vincent girardin bourgogne rouge cuvee saint vincent Regular price $29.99 Sale Price $23.99 It’s a thankless task, selecting the wine for Easter dinner. Cousin Bob thinks California Cabs are the bomb (they get him bombed, that is), Grandpa Max still believes that wine is for ‘the ladies’, and Uncle Sal and his date brought[…]

My Favorite Wine, April 10, 2019

2016 K. Descombes Morgon Vieille Vignes Beaujolais, FR Regular price $29.99 Sale Price $24.99 Ok, it’s finally spring…but that doesn’t mean that every day will be balmy and beautiful. We’ll get our usual cold and rainy April weather, while being teased by blue skies and enticing by warm breezes. Now, if the seasons influence your[…]

My Favorite Wine, April 3, 2019

2013 Domaine les Bastides Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence, FR Regular price $27.99 Sale Price $21.99 Its nice that American wine drinkers have finally embraced Rosé. No, really, I mean it. Especially Provence Rosé. I mean, here’s a region that been making wines for at least 2500 years, and finally, in the last 5 years or so, we’ve[…]