Daily Archives: April 18, 2008

Here comes Austria

Two of the leading white wine varieties make up this tiny flight. Berger Kremstal Gruner Veltliner 2006 This wine has been a value and notice you get a super size. Again tonight this wine is on target, lean and acidic. … Continue reading

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Bordeaux grapes and their blends

This flight features 5 wines where Cabernet and others of the famous 5 make an appearance, in vintages ranging from 2005 back to 2002. The Sinskey and ZD were the clear favorites from the recent vintages in this flight. Their … Continue reading

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Black Magic

Carol Shelton Sonoma County Black Magic Late Harvest Zinfandel 2006 Many feel that Carol has a magic hand when it comes to Zin. This offering for dessert is on the lighter side of RS with just 6.5% residual sugar, making … Continue reading

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