Trione Block Twenty-One Cabernet Sauvignon 2009: Inky purple color; dark fruits on nose that presages power on the palate; loaded with red and black currant, ripe cherry, dark plum, clove, spice—especially on the finish; Read More
Last week’s advice for Christmas was restraint—don’t go with high-dollar wine that will not be appreciated amid Christmas chaos and celebration.
New Year’s is different. Read More
Château Roc de Ségur Bordeaux 2011: Dark ruby color; cherry, plum, wisp of vanilla on generous nose; plenty of ripe fruit, black cherry, plum, smoke, spice; Read More
Sokol Blosser Dundee Hills Pinot Noir 2011: Ruby color, translucence; cherry, bell pepper, strawberry nose; dark berries, cranberry, spice, plum, cassis, tobacco-oak on the palate; Read More
Orma Toscana 2009: Inky purple color; cherry, leather nose; black cherry, blackberry, leather, tobacco, plum; chewy in the mouth, dusty-velverty tannins that significantly contribute to the overall presentation on the palate. Read More