Wine Reviews

j.brix

j.brix

j.brix Rosé of Grenache “Uncontainable” 2010 13.0% ABV | Price: priceless Our friends Emily and Jody Towe made this wine in their garage. This…

El Greco

El Greco

Feudi di San Gregorio Greco di Tufo 2008 13.0% ABV | Price: about $20 Deep gold with faint hints of stone fruit and citrus,…

Daughters of the Revolution

Daughters of the Revolution

Channing Daughters Sculpture Garden 2007 12.7% ABV | Price: about $30* This wine is 88% merlot and 12% blaufränkisch, from a winery in the…

Sancerrious

Sancerrious

Franck et Jean-Francois Bailly Sancerre “Cuvée Chavignol” 2007 13.0% ABV | Price: about $25* Red Sancerre is made exclusively, in accordance with France’s AC…

Caliberico

Caliberico

Urbanite Cellars Verdelho “Caliberico” 2009 12.2% ABV | Price: about $15* The wine is a very pale gold and brilliantly clear with a faint…

Distinctly Liminal

Distinctly Liminal

St. Supéry Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 13.9% ABV | Price: about $30* This Cab’s a deep inky red—on the purple side despite its…

Solo Grenache

Solo Grenache

Bonny Doon Vineyard Ca’ del Solo Grenache Blanc 2009 13.4% ABV | Price: about $25* Pale gold with an iridescent pink cast that reminds…

Rosso

Rosso

Collemattoni Rosso di Montalcino 2007 14.5% ABV | Price: about $28 This wine is 100% sangiovese, from the Brunello clone. Rosso di Montalcino is…

Rosacker

Rosacker

Frédéric Mallo et Fils Riesling Rosacker Vieilles Vignes 2004 13.0% ABV | Price: about $26 There have been vines in the Rosacker plot since…

Quietly Ringing

Quietly Ringing

Jean-Marie Arnoux Vacqueyras “Vieux Clocher” 2004 14.0% ABV | Price: about $21 This wine has aged a bit and sports a brickish rim. On…

One Hundred Percent

One Hundred Percent

Alain Paret Côtes-du-Rhône Valvigneyre 2007 13.5% ABV | Price: about $15 Inky red-black, this wine smells like violets and black pepper and a raspberry…

Clean

Clean

Jordan Vineyard and Winery Cabernet Sauvignon “Alexander Valley” 2006 13.5% ABV | Price: about $52* Brilliant ruby red, this wine smells like rare meat,…