Wine enthusiast enjoying wine to its fullest. Territory Manager in the upper Midwest.
Start the week off right with an Oregon Pinot Noir. I have opened the 2019 Ken Wright Cellars Willamette Valley Pinot Noir. Sourced from 10 different Willamette Valley Vineyards.
On the nose there is wonderful notes of cherry, strawberry, raspberry, spice, clove, spice, cola, vanilla and forest floor.
On the palate there is cherry, raspberry, strawberry, cranberry, spice, rose petal, cedar and earth.
This is a medium body wine with medium + acidity and medium to medium + fine grain tannins that leads into a long red fruit finsh. The week ahead has just started and we need to be fully engaged and active. As always stay safe and healthy. Nostrovia! 🍷🍷🍷🍷 — a day ago
The wine last night was the 2015 Clos René Pomerol Right Bank Bordeaux. A blend of 70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc and 10% Malbec.
On the nose there is cherry, raspberry, black currant, violets, anise, faint hints of oak and earth.
On the palate there is bkack cherry, black raspberry, plum, blaxk currant, licorice, minerals and earth.
This is a full bodied wine with a silky smooth mouthfeel, medium to medium + acidity and medium to medium + fine tannins that moves into a long dark fruit earthy finish. As we move firmly into spring and into this coming weekend lets enjoy our lifes fortunate new beginnings. Let us keep or eyes, minds and hearts open to all lifes new rewards. Please stay safe and healthy. Nostrovia! 🍷🍷🍷🍷 — 12 days ago
This night the wine that has been opened is the 2019 Domaine Paul Cherrier Sancerre Sauvignon Blanc from Verdigny, France just north of Sancerre in the Loire Valley.
The nose I am getting lime, green apple, pineapple, hibiscus and a good mineral limestone note.
On the palate there is lime, grapefruit, white peach, pear, a bit of saline, mineral notes and wet stone.
This wine is medium bodied with medium to medium + acidity that moves wonderfully into a medium long citrus minerality finish. Looks to be a great week ahead with good spring weather. Please continue to be safe and healthy. Nostrovia! 🥂🥂🥂🥂 — 21 days ago
Another wine from the Willamette Valley, Eola-Amity Hills. The 2016 Cherry Hill Winery Estate Pinot Noir.
The nose is very tight and muted. After letting set to try and get it to open up I am able to get notes of cherry, strawberry, raspberry, chocolate, spice and earth.
On the palate there are notes of cherry, cranberry, raspberry, spice and earth.
This wine is light to medium bodied with medium acidity and medium fine tannins that gives you medium to medium + red fruit earthy finish. A beautiful Saturday with great weather. I wish everyone a continued healthy and safe weekend. Nostrovia! 🍷🍷🍷 — 3 days ago
The wine I have opened was the 2016 Pier Carlo Bergadano Langhe Nebbiolo.
On the nose there is quite distinctive notes of cherry, strawberry, licorice, gaminess, mushroom, herbs, leather and earth.
On the palate is cherry, plum, raspberry, anise, game, clay pot, leather, oak and earth.
This wine is full bodied grippy mouthfeel, medium + acidity with medium + to high fine grainy tannins leading to a long red fruit earthy finish. I hope everyone is healthy and well? Please stay safe and the weekend is just around the corner. Nostrovia! 🍷🍷🍷🍷 — 7 days ago
Last night's wine was the 2018 Domaine Sigalas Santorini Assyrtiko.
On the nose there is lemon, mango, beeswax, saline and wet stone. The mineral notes are very prominent.
On the palate I find lemon, lime, passionfruit, ginger, a good portion of saline, flint rock and there is that continued minerals.
This wine is light to medium bodied that is cleean and fresh with high acidity which has a long citrus mineral finish. Let's have a great Easter weekend. Please be safe and healthy. Nostrovia! 🥂🥂🥂🥂 — 18 days ago
The weekend has arrived and I have opened the 2018 Stoller Family Estate Pinot Noir. This wine is from the Dundee Hills of the Willamette Valley in Oregon.
The nose has notes of cherry, strawberry, cranberries, rose petals, mushrooms and earth.
On the palate there is beautiful red fruit, cherry, cranberry, strawberry, spice, cola, vanilla, mushroom, a touch of oak and good earthiness.
This wine is medium bodied with a smooth mouthfeel, medium acidity and medium fine sandpaper tannins that seamlessly moves into a long red fruit and light earyh finsh. I hope everyone has a beautiful weekend and please stay safe and continued health. Nostrovia! 🍷🍷🍷🍷 — 4 days ago
Tonight I found this 2012 Saint Roch Côte du Roussillon Vieilles Vignes Grenache Blanc-Marsanne. A blend od 80% Grenache Blanc and 20% Marsanne.
The nose has notes of pinapple, pear, honeydew melon, cream, mango and wet gravel.
On the palate I am getting white peach, pear, beeswax, saline, lemon curd and wet gravel.
This is medium bodied and probably getting to the end of its life witha smooth mouthfeel, medium acidity and a medium length minimal citrus crushed rock finish. I hope everyone is well on the cusp of the weekend. Please continue to be safe and healthy. Nostrovia! 🥂🥂🥂 — 11 days ago
I am starting the week off with the 2017 Grgich Hills Estate Fumé Blanc Dry Sauvignon Blanc.
On the nose I am getting lime, pink grapefruit, nectarine, honeydew melon and minerality.
On the palate there is lime, grapefruit, white peach, wet river rocks and minerality.
This wine is medium bodied with a fresh clean mouthfeel, medium + acidity and a long bright citrus finish. Everyone have a wonderful week ahead and please be healthy and safe. Nostrovia! 🥂🥂🥂🥂 — 15 days ago
Hello everyone! It is Friday and we need to celebrate the weekend. So tonight I have started the celebration with the 2013 Yalumba The Signature Barossa Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz. The blend is 54% Cabernet Sauvignon and 46% Shiraz.
On the nose there is black cherry, black raspberry, black currant, mint, hints of meat, chocolate, spice and cedar.
Across my palate there are notes of black cherry, black raspberry, black plum, black currant, spice and graphite.
This is a full bodied wine with a drying mouthfeel medium + acidity and medium + fine sand paper tannins that leads to a long black fruit graphite finish. I wish everyone a wonderful weekend. Please stay safe and be healthy. Nostrovia! 🍷🍷🍷🍷 — 25 days ago