Wine enthusiast enjoying wine to its fullest. Territory Manager in the upper Midwest.
The wine I have opened was the 2016 Pier Carlo Bergadano Langhe Nebbiolo.
On the nose there is quite distinctive notes of cherry, strawberry, licorice, gaminess, mushroom, herbs, leather and earth.
On the palate is cherry, plum, raspberry, anise, game, clay pot, leather, oak and earth.
This wine is full bodied grippy mouthfeel, medium + acidity with medium + to high fine grainy tannins leading to a long red fruit earthy finish. I hope everyone is healthy and well? Please stay safe and the weekend is just around the corner. Nostrovia! 🍷🍷🍷🍷 — 13 hours ago
This night the wine that has been opened is the 2019 Domaine Paul Cherrier Sancerre Sauvignon Blanc from Verdigny, France just north of Sancerre in the Loire Valley.
The nose I am getting lime, green apple, pineapple, hibiscus and a good mineral limestone note.
On the palate there is lime, grapefruit, white peach, pear, a bit of saline, mineral notes and wet stone.
This wine is medium bodied with medium to medium + acidity that moves wonderfully into a medium long citrus minerality finish. Looks to be a great week ahead with good spring weather. Please continue to be safe and healthy. Nostrovia! 🥂🥂🥂🥂 — 15 days ago
On this Thursday night heading into the weekend I have opened the 2018 Joseph Drouhin Côte de Beaune-Villages Pinot Noir.
On the nose there is cherry, strawberry, cranberry, hibiscus, vanilla, baking spice and a hint of smokiness.
On the palate I find cherry, raspberry, cranberry, rose petals, vanilla, spice and an earthiness.
This is a medium bodied wine with medium acidity and medium fine tannins with a long red fruit finish. Heading into the weekend I wish everyone an enjoyable one. Please stay safe and healthy and enjoy your family. Nostrovia! 🍷🍷🍷 — a month ago
Tonight I found this 2012 Saint Roch Côte du Roussillon Vieilles Vignes Grenache Blanc-Marsanne. A blend od 80% Grenache Blanc and 20% Marsanne.
The nose has notes of pinapple, pear, honeydew melon, cream, mango and wet gravel.
On the palate I am getting white peach, pear, beeswax, saline, lemon curd and wet gravel.
This is medium bodied and probably getting to the end of its life witha smooth mouthfeel, medium acidity and a medium length minimal citrus crushed rock finish. I hope everyone is well on the cusp of the weekend. Please continue to be safe and healthy. Nostrovia! 🥂🥂🥂 — 5 days ago
I am starting the week off with the 2017 Grgich Hills Estate Fumé Blanc Dry Sauvignon Blanc.
On the nose I am getting lime, pink grapefruit, nectarine, honeydew melon and minerality.
On the palate there is lime, grapefruit, white peach, wet river rocks and minerality.
This wine is medium bodied with a fresh clean mouthfeel, medium + acidity and a long bright citrus finish. Everyone have a wonderful week ahead and please be healthy and safe. Nostrovia! 🥂🥂🥂🥂 — 9 days ago
Hello everyone! It is Friday and we need to celebrate the weekend. So tonight I have started the celebration with the 2013 Yalumba The Signature Barossa Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz. The blend is 54% Cabernet Sauvignon and 46% Shiraz.
On the nose there is black cherry, black raspberry, black currant, mint, hints of meat, chocolate, spice and cedar.
Across my palate there are notes of black cherry, black raspberry, black plum, black currant, spice and graphite.
This is a full bodied wine with a drying mouthfeel medium + acidity and medium + fine sand paper tannins that leads to a long black fruit graphite finish. I wish everyone a wonderful weekend. Please stay safe and be healthy. Nostrovia! 🍷🍷🍷🍷 — 19 days ago
The wine last night was the 2015 Clos René Pomerol Right Bank Bordeaux. A blend of 70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc and 10% Malbec.
On the nose there is cherry, raspberry, black currant, violets, anise, faint hints of oak and earth.
On the palate there is bkack cherry, black raspberry, plum, blaxk currant, licorice, minerals and earth.
This is a full bodied wine with a silky smooth mouthfeel, medium to medium + acidity and medium to medium + fine tannins that moves into a long dark fruit earthy finish. As we move firmly into spring and into this coming weekend lets enjoy our lifes fortunate new beginnings. Let us keep or eyes, minds and hearts open to all lifes new rewards. Please stay safe and healthy. Nostrovia! 🍷🍷🍷🍷 — 6 days ago
Last night's wine was the 2018 Domaine Sigalas Santorini Assyrtiko.
On the nose there is lemon, mango, beeswax, saline and wet stone. The mineral notes are very prominent.
On the palate I find lemon, lime, passionfruit, ginger, a good portion of saline, flint rock and there is that continued minerals.
This wine is light to medium bodied that is cleean and fresh with high acidity which has a long citrus mineral finish. Let's have a great Easter weekend. Please be safe and healthy. Nostrovia! 🥂🥂🥂🥂 — 12 days ago
Tonights wine I have opened is the 2012 Au Bon Climat Santa Barbara County Chardonnay.
On the nose I am finding notes of lemon, giava, apricots, pear, vanilla, and good minerality.
On the palate there is lemon, papaya, apricot, baked apple, coconut, butter and a good dose of minerals.
This wine is medium bodied with good structure that is complex and has a rich viscous mouthfeel, high acidity with even being 9 years of age that leads right into a long crisp tropical fruit mineral finish. Have a great week and please be safe and healthy. Nostrovia! 🥂🥂🥂🥂 — 22 days ago
It is Tuesday night, the night after my first Covid-19 shot. I thought it would be nice to open a 2009 Muga Selección Especial Rioja Reserva. This is a blend of 70% Tempranillo, 15% Garnacha, 10% Graciano and 5% Mazuelo.
On the nose there a notes of black cherry, blackberry, black plum, black currant, licorice, savory notes, leather and earth.
On the palate I find notes of black cherry, black plum, tomato, black currant, spice, licorice, black pepper, a nice mineral note and earth.
This wine is full bodied with a fleshy velvety mouthfeel, medium+ acidity and medium + fine mouth coating tannins which moves into a long dark fruit savory earthy finish. Definitely a lovely Rioja and in a very good drinking spot right now but still has many years to go. I hope everyone is doing well please still stay safe and healthy. Have a great week going forward. Nostrovia! 🍷🍷🍷🍷 — a month ago