Tag Archives: vanilla

another marvelous mendocino malbec.

i understand i am constantly sharing with you my favorite malbecs. it probably gets old and you’re probably dying for something new. BUT this malbec is one for the record books, ladies and gentlemen. here’s why: 1. $13 a bottle. under twenty CLASS. 2. very smooth but rich hints of berries vanilla and chocolate: really […]

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 […]