Monday, September 15, 2008

House White

2007 Cellier du Rhone (white)
Shane’s Notes

This Rhone has a crisp palate with a honeydew/lemon curd flavor. It is an enjoyable wine and a great candidate for a house white.

Grans Fassian

Grans Fassian
2005 Piesporter Kabinet
Shane’s Notes

We drank this one after coming home from a wine bar, so we didn’t take any detailed notes. Nonetheless, this was an excellent Kabinet. It was vibrant and the palate showed moderate complexity. It was very juicy with flavors of stone fruits and a hint of kiwi. There was a bracing minerality underneat

Pert Prosecco

Sorelle Bronca
Prosecco di Valdobbiadene
Shane’s Notes

We really enjoyed this Prosecco. It was very crisp and the palate showed tart flavors of pear and tangerine. The finish was short.

Down the Sink

Domaine du Vieux Lazaret
2005 Chateauneuf du Pape
Shane’s Notes

This is just another overoaked red. The palate is heavy, monolithic and about the only flavor is vanilla. We each drank a glass and poured the rest of the bottle down the sink.