Daily Archives: April 28, 2012

tasting terms; what NOT to taste.

i said i’m working on my tasting terms, right? here’s a quick list of DON’TS. thanks, dr. vino.

salentein pinot noir reserve 2009

aside from a good malbec, this 2009 pinot noir is at the top of my list of reds. i’m still working on my wine descriptors and processes but… “fruty aromas like cherries, strawberries and raspberries, notes of vanilla, 10-12 months in french oak barrels, 6 month in-bottle stowage.” a bottle of this beauty welcomed my […]

the beginning.

i fell in love in mendoza. and from the moment i cleared customs in dallas,  i’ve been trying to get back to the country i love. this blog is dedicated to learning, and to sharing the passion i see in a bottle of wine. so follow along as i explore the brilliance behind the barrel, one glass […]