Month: April 2018

  • CC Jentsch Cellars The Chase, 2013

    The wine snob point of view: A nice wine to sip which is about the nicest thing I can think of to say about this blend.   What’s going on in the BC Okanagan and blends?  Is there an honest to god effort to make approachable simple wines that have virtually no identity and no […]

  • Kraze Legz Black Bottom Stomp, 2011

    There is nothing bad to say about this wine.  As a wine.  It’s a generous blend, fruit forward, lovely notes of tobacco and plum, easy to drink, food friendly.  Has the velvet of Merlot and a bit of the funk of Cab Franc.  If it sold at $22 or less I’d buy a couple of […]

  • Jagged Rock Vineyard C#, 2016

    What the hell?  Our first response was what gall.  This wine has a pronounced sense of self and nothing going for it; if it was from Italy, France or Spain I’d call it EuroTrash.  It’s a blend (a ridiculous over the top blend) with no centre, no focus, no sense.  It’s all over the map […]

  • Vaglio Chango, 2015

    Gismondi liked this blend, liked it a lot, so we bought a couple.  He gave it 90 points.  I will trust his judgement, that it has legs (to 2020), and leave some down for the count, and look forward to next year, and the year after.  But today, opened today and even decanted and with […]