kid icarus

kid icarus

105 posts

  • one day ago
    Another delightful Negrette from Fronton - fruity, fun, dark cherry. "Crazy black".
  • 4 days ago
    A simple cuvée from Rasteau in the Côtes du Rhône. 50% Grenache, 30% Carignan, 10% Mourvèdre/Syrah. Round, cherry notes
  • one week ago Recommended
    Is there a better wine from California than Luna Sangiovese...? Probably. But I love this wine.
  • one week ago Recommended
    Had this on the 4th of July & was lucky enough to find another bottle back home. 100% Grenache, fruity but not sweet.
  • 2 weeks ago Recommended
    100% Negrette from Chateau Flotis in Fronton, SW France. Mellow blueberry & vines. Lovely hand-painted labels.
  • 3 weeks ago Recommended
    Domaine Riffault "Cortem à bâtis" - Sancerre is such a dreamy memory. That hilltop in the sun, this pale rosé in summer.
  • 4 weeks ago Recommended
    I'm still thinking about this wine the next day. "JoanGiné" Blanc, from Priorat Spain. White Grenache, Macabeo, Viognier
  • one month ago
    Vain de Rû - total street wine, if French street wine was made from cognac grapes (Colombard) and acid.
  • one month ago
    This is the juiciest fucking Rioja I've ever tasted. WOWBOBWOW
  • 2 months ago Recommended
    A fruity green youngster from Rueda, lots of citrus & acid. The grape is Verdejo, the occasion is Summer Solstice.
  • 2 months ago Recommended
    Bodegas Alto Moncayo Veraton - a deep 100% Grenache from Spain enjoyed over a Tomahawk steak at Terra @ Rancho Encantado
  • 3 months ago Recommended
    A rare bottle to mark a rare moment. Perfect French sparkling wine, a beautiful Seattle afternoon. On to the next!
  • 3 months ago Recommended
    Foxes. Another Bottle Society brilliant select. Apricots, peaches, medium body, and a shocking clean finish. Genius.
  • 4 months ago Recommended
    The grape is Jacquere, from the French Savoie on the border of Switzerland. Crisp minerality, Meyer lemon & soft petals.
  • 4 months ago
    A Sonoma blend of Pinot Grigio & Sauv Blanc with a touch of Chardonnay & Riesling(!) Soft, peachy, a gift from A&J.
  • 4 months ago Recommended
    The grape is Mencia, from Bierzo in NW Spain & is similar to Cab Franc. Cherry, plum, medium body, lovely.
  • 5 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 5 months ago Domaine Filliareau Chateau Fouquet Saumir 2012
    A Cab Franc from Saumur(!) Spicy start, smooth finish. Finished my taxes, finished the bottle 😎
  • 6 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 6 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 7 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