Month: March 2022

  • Coterie Cabernet Franc & Malbec, 2018

    For years we’ve written some variation on how exceptional the wine is in the Cape region and how it rivals many much more established wine regions, and how dire and uninspired the South African selection is at BC Liquor (and bemoaned the discrepancy).  This is more of the same.  Despite, I must point out, being […]

  • La Primera Rivancha Chenin Blanc, 2020

    We like us our Chenin Blanc. Like the simple Axle. Like the not too easy to find old vines Bellingham. Which, you know, we liked before. And before. And like the Le Parc. Or just search Huet on the site; it’s awash with short shoves for Vouvray So we had high hopes for this Argentinian […]

  • Mazzei Ser Lapo Chianti Classico Riserva, 2018

    95 points from James Suckling.  Seriously.  95 points.  I have no idea what that even means.  For what?  It’s not the best Chianti at BC Liquor let alone the best Chianti available in the province.  It’s a very good Chianti.  Period.  It’s like a 90 point red wine if in fact you must rate wine. […]