|Region:||France » Rhône » Northern Rhône » Côte-rôtie|
Red Bank Wine
This bottle of wine was part of a lot I bought from the website www.bidforwine.co.uk/auctions/show/44411.Cote Rotie is an AOC for red wines located on the west bank of the Rhone river about 20 miles south of Lyon.The name roughly translates as 'roasted...
|Region:||France » Rhône » Northern Rhône » Côte-rôtie|
This bottle of wine was part of a lot I bought from the website www.bidforwine.co.uk/auctions/show/44411 Cote-Rotie is an AOC for red wines located on the west bank of the Rhone river just south of the town of Vienne about 20 miles south of Lyon.The...
|Winery:||Domaine Jean-Louis Chave|
|Region:||France » Rhône » Northern Rhône » St. Joseph|
I bought this bottle of wine as part of a lot from the website www.bidforwine.co.uk/auctions/show/57537 Saint Joseph is an AOC created in 1956 [ although wine production in the area goes back to at least the Romans ] for red and white wines from the a...
|Region:||South Africa » Bot River » Walker Bay|
What an incredible find. A full bodied red that drinks like a Cab. Nice tannins and a hint of smokiness. If you want a top notch wine without breaking the bank, give this one a try.
|Winery:||Goats Do Roam Wine Company|
|Region:||South Africa » Coastal Region|
|Varietal:||Syrah , Pinotage , Cinsault , Mourvèdre , Grenache , Carignan|
When trying this wine I tried to imagine it being a French Cotes du Rhone. This was a medium bodied wine that I felt did a good job mimicking the fruit flavors seen from the real deal. However you could tell the grapes came from younger vines and the w...
|Winery:||Le Grand Bouqueteau|
|Region:||France » Loire » Touraine » Chinon|
I bought this bottle of wine from a shop, also called 'Le Grand Bouqueteau ' next to the car park by the entrance to Chinon castle when I visited at the end of May 2014. Chinon is an AOC created in 1937,although wine production in the area goes back ce...
|Region:||Argentina » Mendoza|
Purchased at Binny's, 12/2016. Mary said she loved it. My wife is in a red wine frenzy. Braking the bank? Not exactly, love that she is enjoying even if I don't get a sniff.
|Region:||Canada » British Columbia » Okanagan Valley » Okanagan Valley Vqa|
|Varietal:||Merlot , Cabernet Sauvignon , Petit Verdot , Cabernet Franc , Malbec|
Nice deep, Bordeaux cherry red color. Nose dominated by Merlot and gives the typical notes associated withe Right Bank wines; fragrant and redolent of wild choke cherry and blueberries. In the mouth, the wine has the depth and texture of some lesser ...
|Winery:||Palazzo Wine Company|
|Region:||USA » California » Napa|
|Varietal:||Merlot , Cabernet Franc , Cabernet Sauvignon|
Another exciting "Right Bank" style wine from Napa. I have to admit I am becoming more and more enamored with this style. The wine is smooth like velvet, there are spice notes all around with red and black fruits lead by cassis. Some smoke and wood ...
|Winery:||Seven Hills Winery|
|Region:||USA » Washington » Columbia Valley » Walla Walla County » Walla Walla Valley|
The wine is pretty clear around the edges, with some opacity toward the center, but still a bright ruby color all around. The nose is very nice, with loads of ripe fruit, black plum, tart cherry and blueberry, overlaid with layers of anise, leather an...
Page 1 of 30Red Bank Wine on Snooth
I bought this bottle of wine from the website www.bidforwine.co.uk/auctions/show/104037 for £19. Margaux is an appellation created in 1938,although there has been viticulture here since the Romans,for red wines from 5 communes around the village of that name on the eastern side of the Medoc peninsular about 15 miles north of the City of Bordeaux... Read More
I bought this bottle of wine for £10 from a wine merchant in Sussex. Fronsac is an appellationm created in 1936 for red and rose wines from the commune and village of that name west of the town of Libourne and north of the Dordogne river.[Canon-Fronsac is a sub-appellation within Fronsac created in 1964] Chateau Les Trois Croix is a small family... Read More
This bottle was part of a lot I bought on the website www.bidforwine.co.uk/auctions/show/104384.Margaux is an appellation created in 1936,althoughj there has been viticulture here since the Romans,for red wines from 5 communes around the village of that name on the eastern side of the Medoc peninsular about 15 miles north of the City of Bordeaux... Read More
Bordeaux is different things to different people. To many seasoned wine lovers it’s one of the most prestigious wine regions in the world, home to some of the greatest reds and whites the planet has to offer. When you look at Bordeaux’s track record of excellence through quality, scores and reputation over generations this is a fair and well-ear... Read More
This bottle was in a lot I bought on the www.bidforwine.co.uk/auctions/show/85473. The Pomerol appellation was created in 1936,although winemaking here goes back to at least medieval times,for red wines from the commune of that name near the town of Libourne on the right bank of the Bordeaux region.The commune is only about 3 square miles and h... Read More
HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017 TO EVERYONE FROM ME, amour!It is clearly a great pleasure to re-join you all, after a long and very busy impasse (and thank the high heavens above, a healthy impasse!)Lovely to see the wine veterans here in action and equally lovely to meet the new wine lovers on the block!Here am I, amour, in the photo, at my home, having s... Read More
We talked a lot about sparkling wine last week but there is a lot more to cover. The biggest sparkling wine day of the year, New Year's Eve, is right around the corner. Opening a bottle of sparkling wine can be a a dangerous proposition. There's a lot of pressure under that cork! But if you like living on the edge, there's always sabrage. When t... Read More
Purchased at Binny's, 12/2016. Mary said she loved it. My wife is in a red wine frenzy. Braking the bank? Not exactly, love that she is enjoying even if I don't get a sniff. Read More
I bought this bottle of wine from a shop in Wiltshire [www.Yapp.co.uk] for £11. The Cotes de Vivarais is a Southern Rhone appellation for red and white wines [over 80% are red ] from 14 communes on the west bank of the Rhone river south of the town of Montelimar.The appellation was created in 1999 although viticulture here goes back to before th... Read More
This is not your first Thanksgiving rodeo. It's not ours, either. We've brought you a panoply of Thanksgiving table wine suggestions over the past ten years. There was the time we assured you that Thanksgiving wines wouldn't break your bank. In fact, we've discussed Thanksgiving value wines time and time again. We've been here for you during Tha... Read More