Saturday, August 25, 2012

Whole Foods Wine Tasting - Better Wines Distribution, August 2012


Better Wines Distribution Tasting



Alianca Dão Reservea 2009, Portugal - $9
tastes young - a "maybe"

Monte Maria Nero d'Avola 2009, Italy - $10
nice for the price - a "yes"

Bicentario Malbec 2010, Chile - $14
Too oaky - a "no"


Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Chateau de l'Estang Cotes de Castillon 2008, Bordeaux, France - $10


     

I purchased this wine at Costco for $10/bottle.

Aroma - black fruit, a little hot
Taste - black fruit, dark cocoa, strong tannins

Good, especially for the price!