Month: September 2011

  • Hickinbotham Shiraz Cabernet: Superb

    Hey, at 2.67 cents a mil you really can’t do better in this over-taxed wine market.  It’s a 91-pointer from Robert Parker so you know exactly what you will get before you cork (unscrew) it: There will be some big jammy fruit with a lingering oaky finish.  This does not disappoint in any respect.  Rather […]

  • Three Rieslings

    Chateau St. Michelle Riesling, 2010 Not a lot of superlatives come to mind.  No one really thought, sipping it before dinner, there was anything special to blog about although I had clipped the winemaker’s notes as “refreshing, off-dry, blend” to no avail.  It seemed a little flat with a nominal finish.  With food (e.g., Nasi […]