|Region:||Spain » Castilla y León » Toro|
Bodegas Frutos Villar, Toro, "Muruve", Crianza, 2006 Production background: 12 months oak, 12 months in bottle. 100% Tempranillo, Toro region, Spain. I gave it "4 stars" over there for its value in particular, along with an overall, "Parker-esque" r...
|Region:||USA » California » Calaveras|
88 points. The nose is distinctly multilayered, with a rich petrol base tone that is reminiscent of slightly aged Riesling, accompanied by very lush peach and tropical fruit tones. There are also intense highlights of white flowers and honeysuckle. ...
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I have actually missed not being on the Snooth forums for some years, not sure what happened but when Snooth stopped working on Explorer [well on my laptop anyway, I lost a bit of momentumBut I am still doing a lot of work in the wine industry and enjoying plenty of great wine.I am located in Adelaide South Australia and home is only an hour fro... Read More
The election is over but the fun continues! How far can our country be dragged down by 'fake news' and 'alternative facts'? You be the judge... Read More
Recent research shows that a glass of red wine a day is like twenty minutes of vigorous exercise. So before summer rosés officially take hold, get in on the last gasps of Cabernet. I tasted through forty different Cabernets, all under $16. There are some superb examples here that you’re going to want to try. Cabernet, because of the value inhere... Read More
Lists are always fun.I guess Wine & Spirits Magazine publishes an annual restaurant report. I do not have a subscription, and, so, I have not seen the entire report. However, here is a link to the Top 10 Restaurant Wines from their April 2015 issue. The top 10 are: Jordan Vineyard and WineryStag's Leap Wine CellarsSonoma-Cutrer VineyardsDuckh... Read More
Rioja remains one of the very last bastions of value when it comes to traditionally styled wines. However, it offers consumers considerably more than that: it affords consumers the chance to purchase aged wines that are ready to drink at prices that make them undeniable bargains. But today that is not what I want to talk about. I’m still going t... Read More
China may get the press for being the world's premier emerging wine country, but India has been quietly expanding its wine industry over the past decade. This past year the country's wine production hit record highs, making it an industry worth looking at, according to business website India Briefing. “With a rapidly growing export sector, expan... Read More
After last week’s disappointing look at value priced Zinfandel you would be right to think that this week’s take on value priced Syrah, with a focus on Australian Shiraz, might produce equally horrifying results. After all if there was a poster child for big, oaky, goopy, and slightly sweet wines in the marketplace Aussie Shiraz certainly would ... Read More
Red blends. It’s a term that has been bandied about quite liberally over the past several years, commonly referring to 'kitchen sink' wines that are overtly fruity and sweet enough to need their own category in which to hide. But there is also a need for a broad, overarching category to cover red wine blends that are emerging around the world, b... Read More
Whats your favorite penny saving cab and WHY?! :)To make it easier, feel free to follow this format! Name: Belle AmbiencePrice (roughly): $9Why: Deep fruity notes of red berries, cherries and a little vanilla dolce at the end. A perfect way to wind down and relax in the evening after a long hard day at work. Read More
As you may know I love Zinfandel. I think it’s the greatest domestic wine produced in this country, both for its historic significance as well as for the exquisite expressions of variety and terrori that the great examples are capable of. As these great examples continue to become more expensive, many are above $40 now, certainly remaining good ... Read More