Saturday, April 28, 2012

Vino Vino for JB's graduation

We celebrated JB's graduation at Vino Vino tonight - fun!

Le Bellerive Prosecco di Valdobbiadene - Italy
I can't recall the cost of this sparkling wine by the bottle, but it retails online for $15/bottle. It was dry with fine bubbles. Had it with clams, mussels, calamari, flatbread pizza, and olives - nice!

Danjean-Berthoux Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2009, Givry, Burgundy, France - $32/bottle
This wine is from Domaine du Moulin Neuf in the Givry region of Burgundy.
Aroma - red fruit
Taste - red fruit, black tea, light-bodied, soft tannins
Yum! Also had this with the appetizers above.

Château Greysac Médoc 2008, Bordeaux, France - $38/bottle
This wine rates 88 with Wine Spectator. It retails online for $19/bottle. According to the information at Vino Vino, it's a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Petit Verdot.
Aroma - black fruit, earthy
Taste - black fruit, earthy, strong tannins, dark cocoa
Yummy, especially with flatiron steak!

Domaine Antugnac Pinot Noir 2010, Languedoc, France - $31/bottle
Aroma - bright cherries
Taste - bright cherries, soft tannins, very easy drinking!
Yummy! Gorgeous with chocolate ganache, goat cheese cheesecake, various cheeses

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