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USA, Red Blend, Il Terrazza Rosso, Kimberly Vineyards, Tesoro Winery, Temecula, California, 2009


Note: Let breathe 20 minutes, and make SURE to serve chilled. C/ Quite dark for the style. Welchs grape juice color. N/ Leather. Plums. Grape juice. Light pepper. T/ Medium-full mouthfeel. Soft tannins. Plesant sweetness. Massive lambrusco and plum reduction sauce. Light woods. Casual summer fun in the glass. This is not elegant winemaking like […]

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USA, Red Blend (Sangiovese, Cabernet, and Merlot), Tesoro Winery, Trinita, Temecula, 2006

A red blend of: 67% Sangiovese, 22% Cabernet, and 11% Merlot Temecula winery, Paso Robles grapes. Note: No need to wait long after opening. Ready to enjoy in just 10 minutes. N/ Massive fruit bomb of strawberries and cherries. Warm oaks. Lovely barrel room. Lavender. Fresh leather. T/ Medium mouthfeel. Lightly candied cherries and plums. […]

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USA, Viognier, Tesoro, Temecula, 2009

N/ Wonderful aromas of a spring creek – fresh river stones, spring water, grasses. Dried hay. Oranges. Light pine. Fantastic. T/ Medium-full. Honeysuckle juice. Big, round tropical fruits.  Oranges. Full, round minerality. Lovely. Only thing my taste would have preferred is a tad more restraint on the fruits and a more angular minerality. This is […]

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