Tag: Fairmont Pacific Rim

  • Domaine de la Mordorée Lirac, Cuvee La Reine des Bois, 2015

    We were looking for a celebratory bottle of white, something that said “just bought a car” as well as “probably the last new car I’ll ever buy” as well as “debt, here I come.”  But it’s summer and we were having sockeye to mark the occasion, which has just arrived fresh in the shops; red […]

  • Pine Ridge Chenin Blanc Viognier, 2014

    When we open a Chenin Blanc we are predisposed to expect something of a cross between butterscotch and cream soda, and then plus, plus, plus.  And when we open a Viognier we are predisposed to expect a tangy, spicy kick, with a rich, maybe oily residue on the palate.  And then when we saw this […]