Longshot Winery on Snooth
In this case, a '79 Mondavi Chardonnay Reserve stole the show. Just the fact that it was still upright, despite passive cellaring (another from a previously discussed estate sale my neighbor scored on) was enough to write about. However, this surprisingly gave some real, almost sublime pleasure, despite being on the precipice of oxidation. It dr... Read More
May 22, 2014
The Sangiovese is absolutely incredible , reminds me of a good Super Tuscan!! And the Tempranillo is buttery and smooth.
The boards' favorite California Cabernet Sauvignon producer has recently released their 2008 Howell Mountain and Napa Valley wines. Randy Dunn is one of the most respected winemakers in California by those "in the know". Though he keeps a low profile and his wines aren't known for being hyped, I get the impression that his wines are slowly incre... Read More
Had one of those once in a lifetime days betting the ponies today. With the winnings, i'm probably going to be budgeting up to $1500.00 on some more expensive wines I haven't been able to afford in the $80-$200 range. Any suggestions? I favor a right-bank bordeaux style for reds but also enjoy a medium bodied cabernet style, along with rhone ... Read More
I know we love all types of wine.. and it does depend upon the food pairing, but does anyone just have that favorite wine... the "go to" wine when you want something great?I'll tell you mine... 2008 Lioco Sonoma Coast pinot noir. I have tasted SO much pinot this year- even recently- that I really liked. I have even tasted extensively up in Wil... Read More