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6 February, 2013

Seigneurs de Bergerac 2011 Bergerac Sec

Posted in : Bergerac Sec, Dessert Wine, White Wine, Wine on by : The Gourmez
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Seigneurs de Bergerac 2011 Bergerac Sec Dordogne Valley, France This wine was part of a value pack from my wine shop up the street. It’s pale yellow. The nose is a well-blended mix of flowers and minerals. Mildly sweet, and tannins play against that sweetness for a nicely balanced body. The lime is perhaps too
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9 February, 2011

Castillo de Monseran Garnacha 2006

Posted in : Garnacha / Grenache, Red Wine on by : The Gourmez
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Castillo de Monseran Garnacha 2006 Cariñena, Spain The nose of this Spanish wine is full of spiced strawberries. When drinking, the strawberry is joined by raspberry and a helping of twigs from the bushes, giving it a nice, earthy quality. The spice is still there but not as strongly as in the nose. It’s highly
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8 March, 2010

HRM Rex Goliath Shiraz—Wine Review

Comments : 3 Posted in : Red Wine, Shiraz / Syrah on by : The Gourmez
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HRM Rex Goliath Shiraz Woodbridge, CA This wine has a lot of pepper on the nose, with some rhubarb and caramel coming through also. On drinking, my mouth fills with that pepper, which is not something I ever mind. It is tart. Raspberry is the primary fruit, but there’s some rhubarb, too. It’s a thick,
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9 December, 2009

Masciarelli Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2006 — Wine Review

Comments : 2 Posted in : Montepulciano d'Abruzza, Red Wine, Wine on by : The Gourmez
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Wine: Masciarelli Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2006 Region: Italy Leather says hello as I take a whiff of this wine. There’s a dark, rich cherry smell as well.   It tastes strongly of leather and leaves me with an impression of a smoke-filled car. It’s very dry and somewhat sour, sucking away the moisture in my mouth and
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