Monthly Archives: April 2012

2009 Longplay ‘Lia’s Vineyard’ Pinot Noir Oregon makes perhaps some of the best pinot in the world, and this bottle comes from the winery making perhaps the best value of some of these best wines in the world.  I don’t remember … Continue reading

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2008 Domaine Piaugier ‘Les Ramieres’ More personality than a supermarket wine and no complaints at $9, but not a repurchase for me. Fine with food, but overall a bit thin and acidic. B-

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2010 Clos Roche Blanche ‘Cuvee Pif’  Bought this at the dear departed natural wine store in Asheville, NC. A lean, acidic blend of cab franc and malbec, it’s a wine we found delicious but would not be fruity enough for … Continue reading

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2009 Gilbert Cellars Doc Stewart Vineyard Syrah Here’s a big, rich Washington State syrah. I bought it because I had an online coupon, I was curious to try a well priced high end Washington state Syrah I had never heard … Continue reading

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2010 Steinenger ‘Young’  Pleasant and crisp Austrian white blend. Not fantastic at $12 or so, but no complaints. 

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