Monthly Archives: November 2014

Columbia Crest Winery 2012 H3 cabernet sauvignon

Breaking News: Senior wine writer Gray Paulgutt was last seen giving a wine seminar in southern Japan. How do we know this to be true? Well, the newsfeed stated Mount Asshole erupted, polluting the skies there. Who else could it … Continue reading

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Maison Bleue Winery 2012 Jaja red wine

Tasted at 62-66 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: deep garnet-magenta. Nose: smoky red plum, wild raspberry, hibiscus flower. Mouthfeel: medium-bodied with a bite. Tail trail: a muddy 10 seconds. Flavors: Bing cherry, plum, licorice, raspberry, black pepper. Alcohol: … Continue reading

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Kirkland Signature 2012 Red Mountain cabernet sauvignon

Tasted at 56-64 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: dark garnet magenta. Nose: soft cherry blossoms. Mouthfeel: soft medium-bodied. Tail trail: 7 seconds. Flavors: blackberry, raspberry, red licorice, melba toast. Alcohol: 13.1%. Red Mountain AVA. Winemaker: John Freeman. Produced … Continue reading

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Kirkland Signature 2012 Columbia Valley red wine

Tasted at 54-62 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: black garnet. Nose: blackberry pie, oak, plum. Mouthfeel: full-bodied, velvety. Tail trail: 7 seconds. Flavors: blackberry pie, oak, plum. Fundamentally sound wine but lacks complexity as most Kirk Sig wines … Continue reading

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Corliss Estates 2003 Columbia Valley cabernet sauvignon

Tasted at 57-63 degrees on the IR temp gun. Dark. Extracted. Youthful garnet edge reveals the tale of a meticulously crafted debut wine after a trial of vintages that didn’t make the cut. Aromas of dried black currant, charred earth, … Continue reading

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Andrew Will Winery 2005 Ciel du Cheval red wine

Tasted at 64-67 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: ruby magenta. Nose: raspberry, cherry, red currant, boysenberry, dried cedar. Mouthfeel: speedy. Tail trail: 8 seconds. flavors: spice, chaps, dried bark, dusty attic. Seamless with beef stew. Alcohol: 14.5%. Red … Continue reading

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Andrew Will Winery 2006 Sorella red wine

Dafuq is wrong wit’ the Seahawks??? Let’s spell it out… new cast, lack of depth, no Golden Tate, and most importantly, no offensive line. It doesn’t help that they’re playing quality teams every single week while their non-performing list resembles … Continue reading

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