Blind Tasting: Old World vs New World Wines (Part 1 of 4)

Blind Wine Tasting Part-1Old World vs New World – Blind Tasting (Part-1):
To get things started, two unknown chilled whites were poured.  Both had the visual appearance of a light, crisp light-bodied wine with very slight coloration.  At first glance, I’d say these wines were either Pinot Gris/Grigio or possibly a Chenin or Sauvignon Blanc. Continue reading

Wine Review: Girard Petite Sirah 2010

Girard Petite SirahToday we take a look at a 2010 Petite Sirah from California.  Located just off of Napa Valley’s infamous Saint Helena Highway stands Girard Winery, makers of fine Cabernet Sauvignon, Red blends, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc.  Today however, we focus our attention on one of their flagship products, the little gem known as Petite Sirah.  I’m here to tell you right now, there is nothing “petite” about this lush, luxurious full-bodied red.

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Wine Review: Radius Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

Radius CabernetToday we take a look at the Radius Cabernet Sauvignon Vintage 2010 made available by Total Wine. Hailing from Washington State’s Walla Walla Valley, this medium-bodied fruit-forward Cab comes packed with with jammy flavors of black cherry and black current.

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