Bottles to Impress

Top 100 list from winespectator.com chose Lewis Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 from Napa Valley as their #1 pick. This wine is one of my favorites, even though the price tag is high for a new to wine person. It costs about $90 per bottle. What makes this wine great? We can start by saying it has…

Bottles to Impress

Quintessa is a red meritage, Bordeaux style blend from Rutherford, Napa Valley, California. Rutherford has the perfect soil for cabernets. The grapes that are used in a Bordeaux blend are: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc & Carmenere. This wine is aromatic and well balanced (acids & tannins). Also it has a long finish (once…

Bottle to Impress

CHATEAU D’AQUERIA is a dry but fruity rose wine from Tavel, France. This town is in southern France, where the Rhone River meets the Mediterranean Sea. It is made from Grenache, Syrah and other grapes from the region. This wine’s very swift, almost inexistent sweetness and delicate fruitiness makes it perfect for salads and light seafood…

Bottles to Impress

CHOOSE PREFERED LANGUAGE AT BOTTOM OF HOME PAGE. Yesterday I attended a wine tasting at El Horreo de V Suarez in Ponce, PR. It was a Barrel Tasting for 2015 Vintage of Louis Jadot greatest Burgundies. Barrel tasting means that these wines had not yet seen bottle aging so they are brand new. Is this important?…