Sunday, November 25, 2012

Monday, November 19, 2012

Alchemist Pinot Noir 2010, Willamette Valley, Oregon - $24.99

 

I purchased this wine at the Austin Wine Merchant where it usually retails for $24.99 - it was on sale for $16.99. It is 100% Pinot Noir.

Aroma - minerals and fruit
Taste - soft red fruit, minerals, dry, beautiful and well-balanced

I love this wine!

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Domaine Monplezy Plaisirs 2009, Coteaux du Languedoc, France - $14.99


This wine is a blend of 40% Carignan and 35% Grenache, Syrah, and Cinsault. It retails for $14.99 at the Austin Wine Merchant, but I purchased it on sale there for $9.99.

Aroma - dark fruit, spice
Taste - dark fruit, tobacco, moderate to strong tannins, dark cocoa finish

I really like this wine, even more so now than when I opened it yesterday!

Friday, November 2, 2012

Mas des Dames La Dame 2008, Coteaux du Languedoc, France - $17.50


I purchased this wine at Austin Wine Merchant -it usually retails for $17.50 but was on sale for $12.99. It is a blend of 50% Grenache, 30% Carignan, and 20% Syrah.

Aroma - dark fruit, spice
Taste - dark fruit, black tea, strong tannins

Yummy!

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Château Liversan Cru Bourgeois 2010, Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux, France - $13



I purchased this wine at Costco for $12.99. It is a blend of 50% Merlot, 49% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 1% Cabernet Franc. Wine Enthusiast rates it 85 points.

Aroma - dark fruit and spice
Taste - dark fruit, black tea, strong tannins, dark cocoa finish

A good wine for the price. Simple, drinkable.