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Wine Club Review: Decanting Club

Among the most intriguing review samples to arrive at my door recently was from the wine club known as Decanting Club, whose slickly designed pamphlet flopped through my letterbox last week. 662 more words


Bandol On The Run

Medium garnet, crystal clear and moderately staining. Overt eucalyptus dominates the nose, a peppermint-patty bright note rising out of the burnt chocolate sweet-gum fire that is the bouquet. 238 more words


d'Arenberg The Ironstone Pressings 2014

Part of the d’Arenberg icon release….

d’Arenberg, The Ironstone Pressings, GSM, McLaren Vale, 2014

Rich, ripe, plum, raspberry and black rock stones. Ink eraser, deep chocolate milk, toasted brown spice. 43 more words

Tasting Notes

Maison Lavau - Château Maucoil

Grape varieties:

Grenache noir (50%), Syrah (40%), Mourvèdre (10%)

Tasting notes:

This wine is deep on the nose with pronounced spicy aromas (peper, nutmeg), typical of the appellation and which accentuate the aromas of blackcurrants and raspberry jam. 65 more words


TAPAS Grand Tasting 2015

There is a vast number of wine grape varieties on our planet. Sometimes I speculate about which ones have rarely or possibly never been vinified into wine. 1,137 more words


What’s in the glass tonight July 2nd – Syrah blend

Off Topic: Kloof Street Swartland Rouge Swartland SA 2014 – $$

This is a rouge blend from the Swartland region of South Africa, a province in the Western Cape some 50km north of Cape Town. 113 more words

Rhone Rangers Grand Tasting 2017

The Rhone Rangers Grand Tasting 2017 just completed June 10 at the Golden Gate Club, at the Presidio in San Francisco. Weather was perfect and many accompanying activities took place during the day. 1,229 more words