Wine Reviews

Remember The

Remember The

Bonny Doon Vineyard Alamo Creek Syrah 2007 13.3% ABV | Price: about $35* A meaty, gamey Syrah with a bewitching nose of voilets and…

The Woodcocks

The Woodcocks

M. Chapoutier Côte-Rôtie “Les Bécasses” 1999 13.0% ABV | Price: about $56 We purchased this bottle at the winery in June 2002, while on…

Schooling

Schooling

Scholium Project Marcher sur la Lune 2008 15.0% ABV | Price: about $32 A bright gold wine made from verdelho grapes. It smells earthy,…

The Black Bee

The Black Bee

Torrevento Puglia IGT "Il Filare" Rosato 2008 12.0% ABV | Price: about $12 I'm gonzo about this wine. I've been drinking it all summer….

Quincy

Quincy

Domaine Lecomte Quincy “Vielle Vignes” 2008 13.0% ABV | Price: about $20 Pale straw yellow and aromatic, with a salty, floral nose. On the…

Tinged, Not Tainted

Tinged, Not Tainted

Navarro Vineyards Anderson Valley Deep End Blend Pinot Noir 2008 13.8% ABV | Price: about $36 “Dear Navarro Friend,” the letter began, “We need…

Riesling, Dry

Riesling, Dry

Hermann J. Wiemer Dry Riesling 2008 12.0% ABV | Price: about $17.50 We purchased this bottle at the winery on a recent three-day trip…

Enfants de la Patrie

Enfants de la Patrie

Domaine des Varinelles, Famille Daheuiller Saumur-Champigny 2006 13.5% ABV | Price: about $25 It’s Bastille Day, so a good time to think about my…

Riesling Lessons

Riesling Lessons

Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt Piesporter Goldtröpfchen Riesling Kabinett 2005 9% ABV | Price: about $19 I'm trying to learn about Riesling, so I'm buying all…

Stony, Steely

Stony, Steely

Domaine de la Pepière Muscadet Sèvre et Maine sur Lie 2009 12% ABV | Price: about $15 This wine is clear pale yellow, offering…

Summer of Riesling

Summer of Riesling

Prinz du Salm-Dalberg'sches Weingut Schloss Wallhausen Riesling200010% ABV | Price of current vintage: about $18–20 We don't know where we got this bottle, and…

Interestingness

Interestingness

Damilano Barolo "Lecinquevigne "200414% ABV | Current price: about $36 Nebbiolo grapes from five eponymous vineyards go into this wine. It's young for a…