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Tag Archives: Aroma of wine
Pelican Brewery, Stormwatcher’s Winterfest, Barley Wine, Pacific City, Oregon 2010
Last Sunday we smashed twenty pints of Pumpkin beers, as well as a few pumpkins.
But tonight is different. It’s my birthday, and we can think of nothing better than free beer and a t-shirt (it’s called commitment). So we return to The Green Dragon.
Aside from the occasional Killer Pumpkin Festival, The Green Dragon updates its 62 rotating tapped kegs daily. We start with their own Green Tea Mead (good, easy, light) and then move to a Pumpkin Porter, and then find beers from New Zealand to Germany and anywhere in between. Continue reading
ENTRÉE PARIS 1: Mondeuse, Jean Perrier Et Fils Cuvée Prestige, Savoie, France 2011: EU Austerity Drinking Tour #40
74 days deep into our EU Austerity Drinking Tour, we leave Cork, Ireland for Paris, France. Au revoir beer and whisk(e)y. Bonjour France: glorious crucible of wine: where most grape varieties and wine styles took root.
An airport bus takes us from Cork at 9:50 am. Landed at Charles de Gaule airport, we starve our way to our home-stay near Place des Fêtes in the 19th Arrondissement. Continue reading
Posted in EMPTIED BOTTLES, Mondeuse, Paris, Red, WINERIES WANDERED Tagged Aroma of wine, cork, France, Ireland, Mondeuse, Mondeuse Noire, Paris, Savoie Leave a comment
Cruz de Alba, Tempranillo, Crianza, Ribera del Duero, Spain 2008
APPEARANCE: Inky purple, paper thin clear rim, noticeable legs. AROMAS: Bold aromas of candied violet, black berry jam on burnt toast, orange zest, equal parts French and American oak lend a cigar and coconut face off. PALATE: Dry and dusty, … Continue reading
Posted in EMPTIED BOTTLES, Red, Tempranillo Tagged 2008, Aroma of wine, Crianza, Cruz de Alba, Oak, Ribera del Duero, Spain, Spanish wine, Tempranillo, wine, Wine tasting descriptors Leave a comment
Petite Sirah, Concannon “Conservancy”, Livermore Valley, California 2009
In honor of America’s incoming day of independence, we decide to drink one of the biggies: Concannon‘s Petite Sirah (that and our bubbly isn’t cold yet). The sale price of $10.99 seemed fine. Typical of black, thick-skinned petite sirah, the … Continue reading
Posted in EMPTIED BOTTLES, Petite Sirah, Red Tagged Aroma of wine, Cancannon, Concannon, Concannon Vineyard, Conservancy, Durif, fruit, Livermore Valley, Oak (wine), petite Sirah, United States 2 Comments
It is nice to see you all again (all 13 of you). Since January 30th, my life and this wine journal have been frozen. Imagine Han Solo in carbonite for four months. But instead of pining away for Leia, he … Continue reading
Posted in TOOLS TOYS & TIPS Tagged Advanced Certificate, aide memoire, Aroma of wine, Carbonite, Châteauneuf-du-Pape AOC, France, Han Solo, Intermediate Certificate, New Zealand, Oracle at Delphi, Princess Jellyfish, prometheus, suffering, Tokaji, wine, Wine & Spirit Education Trust, Wine tasting descriptors, WSET 4 Comments