@ BonterraWine 2011 Mendocino County # Chardonnay ... Good mouth-feel and viscosity, short-med length finish w/ a touch of spice and vanilla. Good quality-to-price ratio at $ 13.
@ BonterraWine 2011 Mendocino County # Merlot ... Delightfully approachable w/ aromas/flavors of black cherry, raspberry, spiced accents, and cedar …
…isolation, which has kept its inheritance of indigenous vine varieties intact and virtually unaffected by Chardonnay- and Cabernet-mania - has also been its disadvantage. The Portuguese have had this strange habit of... making wines to suit the palates of other Portuguese rather than making the sort of fruity, juicy-yet-structured wines that appeal to the majority of the world's wine consumers. The wines that have traditionally been most respected within Portugal are incredibly tough …
…Glera Lunga. Some international varieties such as Pinot Nero (without skin) and Chardonnay are allowed.
Most people assume there is one "type" of Prosecco. Yet the degree of residual sugar can vary wildly.
If you like the dry style, tell the waiter you'd like "Brut" which has up to 12 grams of sugar. This is a dry style and can pair very well with cuisine - you can enjoy it with many different types of food.
For an aperitif, you …
…upward in constant flurry. A blend of 45 percent pinot noir, 30 percent chardonnay, 20 percent gamay and 5 percent aligoté, this Crémant de Bourgogne is more substantial than most models; it's toasty and nutty, with notes of roasted lemon and lemon drop, quince and crystallized ginger and hints of cloves and caramel. As the minutes pass, touches of glazed pears, tobacco, cinnamon toast and acacia emerge, while the texture, highlighted by zinging acidity, broadens with elements …
This wine was imported by Fondberg.
Colour : Pale yellow, lots of fine mousse
Aroma : Bread and butter, apples, lemons
Taste : Rich tea biscuits, apples, oranges
Alcohol : 12%
Price : 359 SEK
Systembolaget Number : 7422
Mark : C
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Taken with a telescopic lens from our Chardonnay bloc on the northside of the river, looking south, the winery can barely be seen behind a clump of trees just below the bare brown hill. The riverbed is dry but there is actually a trickle flowing - most of it is underground. This ‘trickle' keeps the [...]
You could, for example, drink # chardonnay with rattlesnakes ...
Or, you could drink # chardonnay with a lizard, if you're afeard of snakes ...
Or perhaps just # chardonnay amongst the flowers. Possibly safer and less cold-blooded that way .. .
# Chardonnay on top of the world?
How about # chardonnay with a birdhouse? Put a little birdhouse in your soul, a little # chardonnay in your mouth?
Perhaps some # chardonnay under a staircase? It's a good place to think. A contemplative place.
…includes sauvignon blanc and pinot gris, syrah, a Rhone-style blend, an well-known unoaked chardonnay ( Metallico) and a new riesling among other wines. Today, in the Weekend Wine Sips, I offer brief reviews — no historical, geographical or geeky tech info allowed — of Morgan vineyard-designated pinot noirs tasted over the past year and a half, from vintage 2010 back to 2007. Winemaker since 2005 has been Gianni Abate. These wines were samples for review.