We were excited about this wine: a Louis Jadot Puligny-Montrachet 1984. It had sat quietly waiting in the darkness of the cellar where flecks of mold found their way along the label. But the contents remained clear. As we poured the wine into our glasses, we marveled at the intenseness of its color made ever more brilliant by the final rays of the setting sun.
Category: Wine Notes
Wine Wednesday: May 2, 2017
Bottling Weekend is the one time it is acceptable to tell someone, “Put a cork in it.”
Tasting Notes: Daou 2012 Reserve Cab
77% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc, 3% Merlot, 9% Petite Verdot. This 100% Free Run wine spends 19 months in 80% new French oak. Blackcurrant and blueberry nose with deep berry and espresso flavors. There are hints of earth within the well-blended tannins at mid-palate, leading to a saturated finish. This is an Incredible Bordeaux…
My Beloved’s Birthday
One of my first harvest Marketmore cukes joined the antipasto for the my beloved’s birthday dinner (plus Tony Packo’s sweet hot Brittany tomatoes). I brought in a bit more Toledo with Sofo’s Marinara over Mark’s MeatBalls alongside my first attempt at grilled romaine for the Caeser. This paired well with a bottle of Lone Wolf…