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B Wise 2005 Trios Proprietary Red

Posted on October 31, 2009 - Filed Under American wines, Blend, Red wines, Reviews, Wine Reviews, region, style | Leave a Comment

This wine is a wonderful blend from B Wise Vineyards, with fantastic candied plum and dark berry flavors, with an underlying core of anise and clove. It’s slightly perfumey, and should definitely be decanted at least two hours prior to drinking. Additional cellaring should only enhance the balance.

Recommended!

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2005 Rosemblum “Hillside Vineyards” Syrah

Posted on September 12, 2009 - Filed Under American wines, Red wines, Reviews, Syrah, Wine Reviews, region, style | Leave a Comment

I find it interesting how the wine palette evolves in time…

When I first started drinking red wine, I longed for the most fruit-forward, berry-heavy wines I could find. Big, thick syrahs, jammy zinfandels, give me something to overwhelm my senses…

These days, I find the extracted quality of new-age wines without the proper depth a little boring and undeveloped.

Rosenblum epitomizes this transition for me… (read more…)

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