Daily Archives: August 3, 2009

Lustau PX

Lustau, Jerez, (Sherry) Denominaciónes de Origen, Solera Reserva, Pedro Ximenez, San Emilio nv The glass is packed with molasses, caramel and toffee. In the mouth it is among the thickest of dessert wines, very rich, very complex and evocative of … Continue reading

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Cline Late Harvest Mourvedre 2005

Cline, Contra Costa County, Late Harvest, Mourvedre 2005 This wine exudes sweet berry jam with a healthy dose of oaky richness. It has been a perennial hit at our events and quite lovely with dark chocolate. The fruit is sourced … Continue reading

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Palacios Remondo La Vendimia 2007

Bodegas Palacios Remondo, Rioja DOC, La Vendimia 2007 The nose offers minty green character with liquer-like fruit. In the mouth it is quite fruity, a little chewy with a light body and a lingering creaminess. The grapes are approximately Tempranillo … Continue reading

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Cims de Porrera Solanes 2004

Cims de Porrera, Priorat, Solanes 2004 This wine expresses ripe black fruits with a supple mouthfeel. The grapes behind this wine are are 40% Carignan, 30% Grenache, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot and 5% Syrah, from 60-100 year-old vines grown … Continue reading

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Condes de Albarei Albarino 2008

Condes de Albarei, Rias Baixas DO, Albarino 2008 Notes on this vintage parallel the previous: Fully aromatic and lip smacking with a sweet/tart character – delicious. Check that – I don’t mean that the wine is literally sweet, but rather … Continue reading

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