Wine Reviews: Weekly Mini Round-Up For January 22, 2018

Vinted on January 22, 2018 binned in wine mini-reviews

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!

  • 16 Cave Vinicole de Hunawihr Riesling Rosacker (Alsace Grand Cru): Above all else, freshness reigns here; and citrus sits beside it on the throne. $25 B+ >>find this wine<<
  • 10 Cave Vinicole de Hunawihr Riesling Rosacker (Alsace Grand Cru): A basket full of apricots and flowers, with an extra of lemon candy for later. $NA A- >>find this wine<<
  • 12 Domaine Eblin-Fuchs Riesling Rosacker (Alsace Grand Cru): High-wire act tension, at once tightly wound and expressively elegant. $NA A- >>find this wine<<
  • 14 Domaine Agape Riesling Rosacker Grand Cru (Alsace): Gorgeous, linear, and chock full of enough minerals to nearly fill an ancient buried cavern. $46 A- >>find this wine<<
  • 15 Domaine Agape Riesling Rosacker Grand Cru (Alsace): About as electric and energetic as such a vintage could provide; those tropical & stone fruits are lightly salted, too. $46 A- >>find this wine<<
  • 14 LaJota Vineyard Co. Howell Mountain Estate Merlot (Napa Valley): A spirited game, played with both a sense of joy and the focus of a well-experienced master of the sport. $80 A >>find this wine<<
  • 14 Cornerstone Cellars Benchland Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa Valley): Like a great metal concert; a talented assault on many of the senses, asking and taking no quarter. $65 A- >>find this wine<<
  • 12 Sokol Blosser Pinot Noir (Dundee Hills): Just about equal portions of brightness, earthiness, refinement, and refreshingly accessible affordability. $38 A- >>find this wine<<
  • 16 Troon White Family Vineyard Kubli Bench Blanc (Applegate Valley): Both Rhone-ish and Roguish, and both of those in both thoroughly lovable ways. $25 B+ >>find this wine<<
  • NV Juve & Camps Pinot Noir Brut Rose (Cava): Not condoning violence here, but anyone who hates on Cava needs to be hit upside the head with a half-open bottle of this. Theoretically, of course. $15 B >>find this wine<<



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