Tag Archives: Wine tasting descriptors

A to Z Rose

     With summer fast approaching I have decided to revisit a recommendation I made last year for my favorite summertime wine Rosé.  This wine is a perfect fit for an idyllic afternoon spent sitting on a blanket spread out on a lush … Continue reading

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Vina Equia Rioja Reserva 2007

I believe that sitting around a table covered with tapas while surrounded by friends and enjoying a high quality Rioja is a memorable pleasure that everyone should get the chance to experience.  When you find yourself in this situation I … Continue reading

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Vina Cobos Bramare Malbec La Consulta Rebon 2009

     I usually do not buy a wine with this many words in its name especially when I can not pronounce most of them but I was intrigued by the back story and origins of this Malbec.  The Malbec grape is not native to Argentina … Continue reading

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DaVinci Chianti D.O.C.G.

     I like to try new wines but I also like wines that have a proven track record of high quality and consistency.  DaVinci Chiantis are all in this category because they always provide dependable results at a fair price.  DaVinci Chianti D.O.C.G. is the lowest … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Wine

     Thanksgiving is only a week away and the menu is set but the wine list will remain fluid until the last-minute. White wines are the traditional choices because they pair wonderfully with Thanksgiving fare.  A dry Chardonnay with a … Continue reading

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Altus Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2005 $35.99?

     If you are looking for a wine that can be described as Bold, Plush, Opulent, Intense and Concentrated then you should look no further than Altus Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2005.  This Cab has potent dark fruit flavors like currant, … Continue reading

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Free Broken Bottle Replacement

     I recently discovered an unbelievable policy that the Pennsylvania LCB (Liquor Control Board) stores offer to their customers.  The unwritten policy is to replace any unopened bottle of liquor or wine that a customer breaks as long as they return … Continue reading

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