Season 5 Tastings

Ep. 81, Bastide MiraFlors

Rockstar notes of ripe blackberry fruits, spice, dried garrigue, and hints of chocolate. Available at the Wine Merchant.

Ep. 83, Le Reveur, Le Blanc

Hints of apricot, pear, minerality, floral, bruised rose petal. Grapefruit, citrus aromas, white floral notes, a highly expressive and complex nose, nice acidity and minerality in the mouth. A lovely saltiness at the end of the palate. Available at the Wine Merchant.

Ep. 85, Forth

'B' is for BOYS, but also for bright, bold, brilliant, and beautiful! This vintage is just SO yummy it makes me gleeful! I can't wait for you to taste it! Available at the Wine Merchant.

Ep. 87, La Petite Lune

Musk on the nose, dark fruits, leather, earth. On the palate - dark fruits, black berry, raspberry, dark cherry. Available at the Wine Merchant.

Ep. 82, Gruet Blanc de Blanc

Brut-styled sparkler, medium lemon in color with a fantastic bead in the glass that remains incredibly lively throughout the palate. Aromas of intense notes of brioche, followed by green apples, lemon zest, honeysuckle, and tropical fruit. Available at the Wine Merchant.

Ep. 84, Dead Canyon Ranch

Delicious! On the nose: cherry, tobacco, vanilla. On the palate: dense berries, baking spice, cloves & cinnamon bark, savory, rosemary, white pepper. Available at the Wine Merchant.

Ep. 86, La Sabbie Del'Etna and Prosecco

We drank both of these delightful bottles! Nice effervescence and tiny little bubbles! Salinity, sweat stone, peach, pear, apricot, citrus notes of lemon and grapefruit. Easy to drink LOTS of it! Available at the Wine Merchant.

Ep. 88, Magna Dolcetto D'Alba 2019

Cherry, red cola, pepper, licorice, vanilla, and some eucalyptus on the nose and palate. Very interesting herbaceous and fruity. The sniff is stronger than the sip. Available at the Wine Merchant.

Ep. 89, Inopia

Bright raspberry and cherry flavors stream through, laced with light floral and lavender notes. Moderate in scale but seductive in feel. Currently out of stock at the Wine Merchant. If you find this bottle, pick it up!

Ep. 90, Mirabelle Brut

Peach, melon & ginger cookie aromas. It combines crispness and finesse, fruit with complexity. Hints of almond, walnut & subtle spices with lingering finish. Available at the Wine Merchant.

Ep. 91, Balverne Cabernet

Richly layered with flavors of spice; vanilla, allspice, cinnamon and cardamom blended with hints of berry, raspberry, and cassis flavors from the grapes.. Available at the Wine Merchant.

Ep. 92, Saldo Zinfandel

Dark ruby color with bold aromas of black licorice, black pepper, cherry, and baking spice. The entry is rich, full, and scintillating. The palate is mouthwatering and smooth with a hint of chocolate. The finish is voluptuous with soft, velvety tannins. Available at the Wine Merchant.

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