What's In My Glass

2010 Dancing Bear Ranch Cab Blend, Cakebread

Not by choice, but necessity. This was one of many wines that had compromised corks. Sigh. But...it was good we opened it. The fruit still shines...vanilla and cherry cola notes, with hints of ginger, allspice, and black pepper on the nose. On the pallet, the vanilla cola and cherry tobacco sing, thanks to balanced tannins… Continue reading 2010 Dancing Bear Ranch Cab Blend, Cakebread

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Wine 201: A Follow Up to Wine 101

Here are the terms, in order, that I reviewed on the 23 Mar 19 podcast over at Ladies Chit Chat Club. Varietal is a term used to describe a single type of Vitis Vinifera  or wine grape. Vitis Vinifera is the Latin name for wine producing grapes that originated in the Viticulture is the process of growing… Continue reading Wine 201: A Follow Up to Wine 101