Tag Archives: ciel du cheval vineyard

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Januik Winery 2008 Ciel du Cheval Vineyard syrah

Tasted at 59-63 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: dark garnet magenta. Nose: plum, black raspberry, grandmother’s dusty attic. Mouthfeel: effortless. Tail trail: 10+ seconds. Flavors: juicy ripe plum, phat raspberries, forest mushroom floor, Red Whips, cherry pie, smoked … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Doyenne 2008 roussanne

Tasted at 53-56 degrees on the IT temp gun. Tiffany gold in the Riedel with haunting aromas of honeyed peach, hay and cantaloupe. A full-bodied ride with thunderous acids lighting a flavor-packed pipeline of orange rind, lime zest, Granny Smith … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Grand Reve Vintners 2004 Collaboration Series I red wine

In a few weeks, there will be yet another infestation of wine bloggers passing through our area. This time, they will be polluting the airways of British Columbia (pity the Canads!), but as they migrate to yet another sub-par wine … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Kaella Winery 2010 Ciel du Cheval sangiovese

Readers of wine blogs think wine bloggers only review high-caliber wines, often waxing poetic about said wine, the winery that mother’d it, and/or the winemaking staff. They paint wine bloggers as having the luxe life of tippy-toeing like a dainty … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Protected: :Nota Bene Cellars 2006 Ciel du Cheval Vineyard red wine

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

Andrew Will Winery 2003 Ciel du Cheval Vineyard red wine

Another early WAwineman classic, 1st posted on February 3, 2008: Just another quiet 1st Sunday in February, hmmm let’s see what’s on the tube. Wait, it’s not a tube anymore (I’m outdating myself). It’s HD plasma…whatever. Oh it’s some type … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment