Friday, December 31, 2010

It's Friday! Happy New Year's Eve. Wines from Europe!

Austrian vineyards

I have opted to do wine today, we have done Champagne stories before.  The prices are super reasonable and should be available on line or at any fine liquor store.


Have a Happy New Year!


Austria

2002 Hirsh Veltinler #1- Light, racy white wine

France(Bordeaux)
2002 Chateau Bonnet Entre Deux Mers- Medium Full, bodied crisp wine( blend of Semillon with Sauvignon and Muscadelle)


Cambria Cove Decanter

2001 Jaboulet Crozes Hermitage Les Jalets(Rhone Valley)- Fragrant red.


Germany
2002 Lingenfelder Bird Label Riesling- Not a sweet one! what! -White with peach flavors.

Greece
2001 Antonopoulos Adoli Ghis -Dry Exotic Wine with notes of minerals and apple.





Greek Vineyards.


Italy

2001 Cusumano Nadaria Inzolia - Fantastic Inzolia blend
2001 Polizano Rosso di Montepulciano- Layered,sophisticated medium rich red wine.

Portugal

2000 Quinta do Crasto Douro Red- dense red from port country

Spain

2000 Marques de Caceres Rioja Crianza- A key figure in the Rioja renaissance, Marques de Caceres makes silky reds.
2002 Vina Alarba Old Vines Grenache- Round and very easy to drink, a must try.









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Wine picks from Food and Wine,Bon App and Gourmet Magazines.

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