Daily Archives: October 28, 2009

Pacific Rim Vin de Glaciere 2007

Pacific Rim, Columbia Valley, Selenium Vineyard, Vin de Glaciere, Riesling 2007 This wine features lots of dried apricot, with acidity to match the great sweetness, a wine that is very dense and very long. The grapes were grown at an … Continue reading

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Berger Gruner Veltliner 2008

Berger, Niederosterreich, Gruner Veltliner 2008 In the nose there is a little sense of bread dough while the mouth displays lots of fresh lime, light-bodied and long. This wine has been a value and notice that you still get a … Continue reading

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Verget Meursault 2006

Verget, Meursault 2006 In the nose you’ll find sweet oak, toasted nuts and butter.  In the mouth there is plenty of acidity, an expression of fresh lemons with complexity and a little thickness. Tasted again in July 2010, the wine … Continue reading

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Jean-Marc Brocard Chablis Vaucoupin 2006

Jean-Marc Brocard, Chablis Premier Cru, Vaucoupin 2006 In the nose you’ll find a steely, flinty quality melded with apples baked in a pastry – yes a fresh apple tart. In the mouth the acidity is tempered by some viscosity with … Continue reading

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Esterlina Estate Pinot 2007

Esterlina, Anderson Valley, Estate Vineyard, Pinot Noir 2007 The fruit is quite expressive in the nose – an explosion of red and black fruits with a smoky note for complexity. In the mouth the fruit shines again with plenty of … Continue reading

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