Daily Archives: September 17, 2007

Grenache is good

Eno Mendocino County Eaglepoint Ranch Grenache 2005 Soft and full of lolly, 11 mos in neutral French oak, P&B in Berkeley 14.5% $19.99 at BB enowines.com Vinicola del Priorat Priorat DOQ Ònix Classic 2005 Dense berry and cherry fruit with … Continue reading

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Andalucian classics

Lustau, Sherry, Solera Reserva, Light, Manzanilla, Papirusa nv Classic bruised apples and freshness with lots of almonds. Grab the olives for this one. This Palomino-based wine is matured in Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Bottling code: 7255 in Oct. ’08, 7255 in … Continue reading

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Refreshing Iberians

Fâmega Vinho Verde Denominação de Origem Controlada Vinho Branco 2006 Lean and green and pétillant – a great value example; petillance is gone with the second bottle in September but still the phenolic mineral grab and blazing acid are apparent. … Continue reading

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