In The Spotlight
September 1, 2014
A really terrible chardonnay. Avoid at any price point.
August 25, 2014
After 20 minutes or so in the glass, this light, pale salmon-colored rose from the cote de Provence opens up, becoming less sweet and more finished. Somewhat nondescript red fruit and subtle floral notes offer a bit of interest...
August 18, 2014
A great buy and usually easy to find at Trader Joe's.
August 4, 2014
The Jim Olsen BX is a decent wine that lacks much character and depth. It leads with fairly heavy, earthy tones before wrapping up with a slightly sweet finish. That said, it’s only a 2012, so may benefit from a year or t...
July 28, 2014
We’ve rated this pleasant everyday read pretty highly, in part due to it’s $9.50 price from Naked Wines (Angel price). This is a young wine so definitely let it breathe for 45 minutes before drinking and you’l...
July 21, 2014
A bright rosé with a luscious color and fruit to match. Slightly sweet 100% grenache rosé. Serve well chilled or consider making spritzers! We picked this one up from Naked Wines US.
July 14, 2014
This Sonoma Coast chardonnay is a nice balance between old school and new school: rich and round, but not overly oaked. Long finish but not cloying. A well-balanced quality chard perfect for a special dinner (think seafood!). ...