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Tasting today….

Instructing multiple realms and realities of vintage, varietal, place, atmosphere, winemaker intention.  As the consummate consumer I boast to be I can only continue in my noting, reflecting proverbially in the flavor arrangements and liquified manuscripts about and within each bottle.  Impassioned, and perplexed.  Just the way this writer wishes be.

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Sauvignon Blanc tasting…

3/13/17– Sauvignon Blanc I feel is many times just written off as a starter white wine— the perception is that it can’t have complexity or some profound identity.. it can’t say that much ‘cause it’s a white wine.  It’s Sauv Blanc, right?  Yesterday, the team and I tasted through five offerings, one from the U.S. […]

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Back with more wine and love of wine…

Tasted a lot since last post… have a lot to share.  I’m seeing wine as more of an exploration of characters rather than being exposed to different “flavor profiles”, as they say.  In exploring, or rather getting to know, these new characters I learn more, we learn more, about ourselves and our relationship with wine, […]

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MOCK SOMM

bottledaux recent wines….. En Garde – 2012 Pinot Noir – Russian River Valley Light but not in anyway dismissive.  The fruit perambulation is intriguing and respectful of Pinot’s at time mood varietal actuated fluctuations.  Lovely texture and after-palate echo, and ideal for the Pinot chaser.  This is one of those Pinots that will leave you […]

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