So, like, what is this stuff, anyway?
I taste a bunch-o-wine (technical term for more than most people). So each week, I share some of my wine reviews (mostly from samples) and tasting notes with you via twitter (limited to 140 characters). They are meant to be quirky, fun, and easily-digestible reviews of currently available wines. Below is a wrap-up of those twitter wine reviews from the past week (click here for the skinny on how to read them), along with links to help you find these wines, so that you can try them for yourself. Cheers!
- 05 Chateau Larteau (Bordeaux Superieur): I do believe that the phrase we are looking for here is “gem of a lip-smacking bargain.” $25 B+
- 13 m2 Lodi Native Soucie Vineyard Zinfandel (Mokelumne River): Savory, plush, & affable right down to its juicy, dark-fruited core. $30 B+
- 15 Dr. Konstantin Frank Gewurztraminer (Finger Lakes): Sporting more roses than most of us probably received last Valentine’s Day. $16 B
- 14 Oveja Negra Pastures New (Maule Valley): Flowers, spices. cherries, and a brightness usually reserved for LED flashlights. $30 B+
- 14 Oveja Negra Single Vineyard Carignan (Maule): Totally unabashed in its rustic, vibrant, grippy, inviting, & smoky authenticity. $20 B+
- 11 Gallo Signature Series Pinot Noir (Santa Lucia Highlands): Like hitting up your fave smoke shop & butcher on the same corner. $35 B+
- 13 Artesa Estate Reserve Carneros Chardonnay (Napa Valley): Boisterous, big, buttery, but… holding its own as downright lovable. $40 A-
- 14 Avignonesi Rosso di Montepulciano (Tuscany): Vibrant, accessible, & providing an extra bit of depth to your next pizza night. $15 B
- 12 Chateau du Moulin-a-Vent Moulin-a-Vent (Moulin-a-Vent): Gamay gussied up, at some of its sultry, piquant, and peppery best. $39 B+
- 15 Domaine Saint Andre de Figuiere Premiere de Figuiere Rose (Cotes de Provence): Rosy, juicy, weighty & expansive; bring cheese. $25 B+