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Castillo del Baron Monastrell 2012

Having enjoyed Monastrell (aka Mourvedre) wines a lot recently, especially during our recent trip to Murcia visiting our daughter who was studying Spanish and on her year abroad , I was looking forward to this bargain cheapy I picked up from the Wine Society. 215 more words


2014 Luna Rosa Rosado. Central Ranges, NSW. 12%

This wine sits in the portfolio of Cumulus Estate wines and is a blend of Merlot, Shiraz and Mourvèdre. It has 12 g/L of residual sugar in it. 129 more words


What We Have Been Drinking—10/15/2014

Over the course of a week, I taste a bunch of wine, usually with friends, and almost always with my wife. Here are some of the wines we tasted this last week that stood out: 1,022 more words


Tempering Defeat With Bandol Rosé

My favorite baseball team was ousted on Sunday from the 2014 MLB playoffs and temperatures peaked in the triple digits over the weekend, yes, we were firmly in fall. 362 more words


Tales From: Frick Winery, Dry Creek Valley

When I head out on a tasting appointment, I spend some time preparing for the visit. Rarely do I jot down any questions to ask as I try to allow the context dictate the conversation—sticking to some pre-formulated questions feels rather artificial and forced; It certainly works for some, but not for me. 1,242 more words


Fin de Vendanges a Mas Coutelou, One Day Like This

As my favourite band Elbow sang in their biggest hit, one day like this a year would see me right!

Saturday September 27th was the last day of vendanges chez Coutelou and, apparently, many other domaines in the region. 1,206 more words