Daily Archives: October 2, 2008

The contrasting flavors of white wine

Angeline, Russian River Valley, Sauvignon Blanc 2007 In the nose there are the competing smells of citrus, candy, flowers and a bit of mown grass. You taste the citrus with a sense of the lemon zest as well. There’s a … Continue reading

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The structure of California

Bogle Vineyards, California, Petite Sirah 2006 With notes back to 2001 this wine has been a favorite for showing some tannin in an affordable package. The prices has been steady as well. In October ’08 this ’06 sported sweet smells … Continue reading

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