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Wine Challenge, Week 12: California Chardonnay

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If you’ll forgive a brief confession, I did not want to write tonight’s post. In fact, my computer seemed to conspire against my composing it at all, choosing this very day to stymie all efforts by shutting down for updates, the little twerp. 1.005 palabras más


Wine Code Breaker #366

2017 La Petite Mort Marsanne, Granite Belt, Queensland 

La Petite Mort is the celebrated album by James, a British rock band. Incidentally, my favourite song from this group is Getting Away With It (All Messed Up) but that is another story. 182 palabras más

Wine Code Breaker

Day 123, Serving 53: mac and cheese fondue

Well fondue-ish.

We didn’t have white wine. (subbed with a 50/50 milk/chicken broth mixture)

Or Kirsch. (subbed with Cognac)

But we did technically eat melted cheese for dinner. 54 palabras más

Not Petty

Nothing captures PURE Chardonnay fruit better than these wines. I just adore Petit Chablis… so fresh, so light, so charming and subtly beautiful. Grassy and tight, no grandiose delusions of wine manipulated into things it shouldn’t be, no rich cloyingness, just lovely flowery apple, herby fruit. 92 palabras más


Pellet Estate Petaluma Gap Sunchase Vineyard Unoaked Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast, California

A light yellow in color with a golden hue.

Fruity nose of citrus, lemons, apples, pears, light spices, light wood, earth, light herbs and white pepper. 146 palabras más


Aging Wine

Age Worthy Wines to Try

Contrary to popular belief, very little of the world’s wines are age-worthy past 5 years or so. While there are some rules of thumb wine experts consider, such as overall balance and structure (tannins, acid, alcohol content) – there are many wines that can be enjoyed for years to come. 209 palabras más


Great Value Wine

American Sparkling Wine

If you like Champagne, but are on a Bubbles Budget

Gruet Brut, New Mexico ($14)

Cannonau di Sardegna

Grenache from Sardinia
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