Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Magnificent Wine Company 2008 Columbia Valley pinot noir

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), acting on The Seattle Times’ forced retirement of its Sunday wine columnist, will suspend all new grants involving chimpanzee research. The director of the NIH was quoted as saying he felt that the chimp’s … Continue reading

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Cor Cellars 2008 malbec

Tasted at 64-68 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: dark magenta. Nose: plum, blackberry, rustic mid-toned spices. Mouthfeel: full bodied with alcohol sting. Tail trail: 9 seconds. Flavors: dense plum, Jolly Rancher, tumbleweeds, dried willow bark, coarse ground pepper, … Continue reading

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Novelty Hill Winery 2008 Stillwater Creek Vineyard malbec

Tasted at 60-63 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: heavy garnet. Nose: inyaface plum and feral blackberry. Mouthfeel: full, sterile, and dense. Tail trail: 10 seconds. Flavors: plum, cinnamon, spice box. Paired with 30-minute chili. A weeknight slog upgraded. … Continue reading

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Des Voigne Cellars 2009 San Remo sangiovese

The real Erin Brockovich was arrested late Friday night for BWI (boating while intoxicated). Authorities noticed millionaire-Erin had trouble docking her boat on Lake Mead and later found her BAC to be twice the legal limit of 0.08. After being … Continue reading

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