Daily Archives: May 8, 2008

Pinot stars compete

Domaine Henri Gouges Nuits-St-Georges Clos des Porrets St.-Georges 1er Cru 2005 This is a monopole for Gouges, the legend from Nuits-St-Georges. The wine is quite tight, just a baby, packed with fruit and earthy notes with a tannic exterior. Lay … Continue reading

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Off to Oregon

This flight features 4 Oregonian Pinots Brandborg Umqua Valley, Oregon Ferris Wheel Vineyard Estate Pinot Noir 2006 P&B in Elkton 13.8% $40 at the winery Brandborg Ken Wright Cellars Yamhill-Carlton District Shea Vineyard 2006 This was the hands-down star of … Continue reading

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Musical Rose

Etude Carneros Pinot Noir Rose 2006 Lots of strawberry to smell and the palate features refreshing acidity with a glistening sheen of creamy fruit. P&B in Napa 13.9% $19.95 at Traverso’s Etude

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