kid icarus

kid icarus

96 posts

  • 2 weeks ago Recommended
    A fruity green youngster from Rueda, lots of citrus & acid. The grape is Verdejo, the occasion is Summer Solstice.
  • 3 weeks ago Recommended
    Bodegas Alto Moncayo Veraton - a deep 100% Grenache from Spain enjoyed over a Tomahawk steak at Terra @ Rancho Encantado
  • one month ago Recommended
    A rare bottle to mark a rare moment. Perfect French sparkling wine, a beautiful Seattle afternoon. On to the next!
  • one month ago Recommended
    Foxes. Another Bottle Society brilliant select. Apricots, peaches, medium body, and a shocking clean finish. Genius.
  • 2 months ago Recommended
    The grape is Jacquere, from the French Savoie on the border of Switzerland. Crisp minerality, Meyer lemon & soft petals.
  • 2 months ago
    A Sonoma blend of Pinot Grigio & Sauv Blanc with a touch of Chardonnay & Riesling(!) Soft, peachy, a gift from A&J.
  • 2 months ago Recommended
    The grape is Mencia, from Bierzo in NW Spain & is similar to Cab Franc. Cherry, plum, medium body, lovely.
  • 3 months ago
    How is this not a Pinot Noir! Chicanery & subterfuge in this genius PNW blend - Syrah, Mourvèdre, Carignan...
  • Domaine Filliareau Chateau Fouquet Saumir 2012 3 months ago Domaine Filliareau Chateau Fouquet Saumir 2012
    A Cab Franc from Saumur(!) Spicy start, smooth finish. Finished my taxes, finished the bottle 😎
  • 4 months ago Recommended
    Another Bottle Soc. winner - Adèle, primarily Clairette & a little Viognier from the Rhône. Clean and bright and lovely.
  • Domaine Des Huards 2010 4 months ago Domaine Des Huards 2010 Recommended
    A new year of Bottle Society & a rare varietal from Cour-Cheverny in the Loire - 100% Romorantin. Brilliant minerality.
  • Jean Rayer Le Petit Roy Wine 5 months ago Jean Rayer Le Petit Roy Wine Recommended
    A beautiful "petite" Chateauneuf-du-Pape Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre blend from Jean Marie Royer enjoyed on Xmas Eve
  • Aa 2013 Bottle 6 months ago Aa 2013 Bottle Recommended
    Alta Allela Privat, from just outside Barcelona. A still version of the grape used for Cava. Minerals, herbs, hearts.
  • Claus Preisinger, Zweigelt 2011 7 months ago Claus Preisinger, Zweigelt 2011
    Bottle Society off the rails! Austrian Zweigelt - blueberries, chalk, vanilla ice cream, Silverback gorilla.
  • Royaz Sparkling Green Bottle 7 months ago Royaz Sparkling Green Bottle
    A fascinating sparkling rosĂŠ from Slovenia! Made from Refosco, lots of strawberry notes. Enjoyed on our anniversary!
  • Luna 2007 Howell Mountain Merlot 7 months ago Luna 2007 Howell Mountain Merlot Recommended
    This is pretty much a perfect Merlot. Incredibly smooth, with rich black fruit and chocolate flavor. Outstanding balance
  • Foundry Vineyards 8 months ago Foundry Vineyards
    2003 Cabernet Sauvignon - the oldest bottle in my collection. Classic, funky Walla Walla Cab. Jim Dine did the label.
  • Verdier-Logel - CĂ´tes du Forez 8 months ago Verdier-Logel - CĂ´tes du Forez
    A crazy spicy Gamay Noir from the Loire. Old vines, granite & lots of big black pepper. Unlike any Gamay I've ever had!
  • N6 Domaine Des Pothesis Artisan Winery 8 months ago N6 Domaine Des Pothesis Artisan Winery
    A Gamay and Cab Franc blend from Domaine des Pothiers. Super spicy, deep Loire Valley. Wild.
  • Domaine De Majas Rouge 2010 9 months ago Domaine De Majas Rouge 2010 Recommended
    Bottle Society #4. Old vine Grenache & Carignan, another superb terroir wine with astonishing minerality.
  • Vino Rosso Barlet Wine 9 months ago Vino Rosso Barlet Wine Recommended
    Bottle Soc. #6 - nice minerality that I don't typically associate with Barbera. A cuvĂŠe with Nebbiolo & Dolcetto. More!