Wine Review – Blue Mountain Gold Label Brut Sparkling – 2013 Henry of Pelham Estate Riesling

Wine Review – Blue Mountain Gold Label Brut Sparkling  – 2013 Henry of Pelham Estate Riesling

Blue Mountain Gold Label Brut Sparkling – Vintages 206326 – $30.95 – **** – This is the second visit to vintages for 2017 and I’m excited to see this hitting the shelf heading into fall. The price has crept up by a couple dollars but this is still outstanding value. There’s a nice bready note that climbs out of the glass. Granny Smith Apple and Lime follow the yeasty notes. When you take your first…

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2014 Dirty Laundry Merlot – 2013 Charles Baker Piccone Vineyard Riesling

2014 Dirty Laundry Merlot – 2013 Charles Baker Piccone Vineyard Riesling

2013 Charles Baker Piccone Vineyard Riesling – Vintages 241182 – $35.20 – ****+ – I have a hard time ageing white wines in my home. The problem with Riesling is that while it does have fantastic ageing potential, it offers so much in it’s youth. I recognize Riesling north of thirty dollars is at a price point where you may thing twice about gulping down a bottle on a Friday night, but that’s not a…

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Wine Review January 31 – 2012 Bachelder Bourgogne Chardonnay – 2013 Calliope Figure Eight

Wine Review January 31 – 2012 Bachelder Bourgogne Chardonnay – 2013 Calliope Figure Eight

This is a special review this week… and not Ontario as you can see.  But they still have Canadian connections. 2012 Bachelder Bourgogne Chardonnay (France) – Vintages 272005 – $35.95 – ****1/2 – This is very nice Chardonnay.  Both on the nose and in the glass this is perfect harmony between clean citrus notes and big buttery vanilla that fills your whole mouth.  The acidity on this wine is very nice leaving you with just…

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