Monthly Archives: May 2007
I haven’t been a big fan of reds from the Priorat in Spain. Just not my bag. I was REALLY skeptical about a white. It’s like a fucking kiln in the Priorat; I figured these whites would be boozy, flabby, and oxidized. Wrong! The 2004 Les Brugueres Blanc from Scala Dei was great! 100% Grenache [...]
I have been crying for the last year for my local Dveri-Pax connection to bring in their dry Riesling. I finally got it! My allocation was a measly six-pack, and I plan to hoard it like a miser. What is it like? Very Alsatian, with a complex nose, rich mid-palate, and a very refreshing green [...]
Really enjoyed the Pinot Noir Rose from Elk Cove. Had subtle Pinot character, and depth without weight. Usually I am biased towards the pale, Provencial roses, but this one is fantastic. So very, very easy to drink. Nice to see that dry roses can be made with this kind of skill in the USA.