Backporch Drizzle

In order preference.
1. ‘03 Faiveley Bourgogne $18 A +8 ** 042806
—good, textured, middleweight/earth & sweet dark cherry
2. ‘99 Fedrizzi Cipriano Teroldego Rotaliano $35 A -9 *
—typical, low-tannined funk/overpriced yum/jammy, coffee, black fruit earth
3. ‘01 Avignonesi Rosso $13 A +3 **
—40Prugnolo,30Cab Sauv,30 Merlot/6mths in bottle/wild fruit & currants
4. ‘03 Baltasar Gracian Tempranillo $14 A +2 **
—10 mths in barrel/spice, meat, & leather with a spine
5. ‘03 Sipranillo Tempranillo $10 A +3 **
—soft spice, game, and lil old-world dust funk
6. ‘00 Cabutto Dolcetto $11 A- =
—low acid/getting tired/smoky almonds & herb
7. ‘00 Clos Roque d’Aspes Faugeres $16 A = *
—S.Rhone white pepper, wild mushrooms, & rustic game
8. ‘04 Torremoron Ribera del Duero $10 A- = *
—no wood/light-med bodied, firm, slightly astringent, dust, cherry, raspberry fruit
9. ‘04 Torrederos Ribera del Duero $11 A- -1
—Cab drinker’s Tinto Fino/balanced finish, not much personality, middleweight
10. ‘04 Panarroz $9 A +2 *
—42 Mourvedre,38 Gren,20 Syrah/better than ‘03/inky, earth, chocolate, blackberry
11. ‘99 Green & Red Gamay $19 B+ -8
—tired bladom/poor example/Gamay reminder to stay in
Beaujolais
12. ‘04 Paringa Chard/Semil/Sauv Blc $9 B+ =
—refreshingly ungabunga/better than ‘03/Chard shines/green tea, pear, & a lil tropics
13. ‘05 Carchelo Monastrell $9 B+ +1
—heady & nasal/not as good as ‘04/gamey, light, must revisit
14. ‘01 Ejarque Cab Sauv $15 B+ -4
—note to self…”don’t drink Spanish Cabs from leftover dumpster sponge”
15. ‘01 Terra Vitis Ribera del Duero Eital $20 B -10
—note to self… “why climb a tree when you can drink one?” oak. nothing else.

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~ by GoodTasteReport on February 6, 2007.

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