2005 J. Miquel Jané Penedès – Spain, Catalunya, Penedès (11/12/2006)100% Sauvignon BlancSteely color very clear. Nose is incredibly restrained and with time shows nice grapefruit, nectarine, and light hints of cut grass. Fully dry in the mouth with a nice medium acidity. Peachy with lemon hints, grapefruit, minerals, and a […]
This week Alder at Vinography is hosting Wine Blog Wednesday. In honor of the second year anniversary of WBW, Alder chose the theme: Loire Valley Whites. However, being that we are sitting in the dead center of Spain, I had to search far and wide for wines that were not […]
Restaurante SomoRÃÂ¯ostro sits on its own block in the Barceloneta, a Barcelona neighborhood that stretches like a finger between the port and the sea, long inhabited by fishermen and their bars. Named for a colony of Southerners who migrated here in the 1950′s to work in the gas factory, Restaurante SomoRÃÂ¯ostro is its own ethnic haven of both international and local flavors and gastronomic heterogeneity expressed through the skilled hands of three young chefs hailing from Finland, Mexico and Barcelona, and accented by the excellent service provided by our Ecuadorian waiter and the manager, Guillermo, who is from Murcia.
2005 Alvarez y Diez Rueda Mantel Blanco – Spain, Castilla y León, Rueda (8/2/2006)The nose shows green apple straight away followed by light honey notes, mustiness and a bit of cat pee. Overall the nose is forceful but a bit restrained as far as nuance. In the mouth the acidity […]
2003 Clos du Tue-Boeuf Cheverny Frileuse – France, Loire Valley, Upper Loire, Cheverny (8/2/2006)Cloudy with a fair amount of sediment. The wine is pale gold in color. Nose is rustic with wood, lots of deep honey and lemon confit notes. Light and soft in the mouth with a touch of […]