Atkins G.

Atkins G.

23 posts

  • Domaine Le Capitaine Vouvray one year ago Domaine Le Capitaine Vouvray Recommended
    Sweet red apple, smooth honey finish, and just the slightest hint of white pepper. 5/5
  • i Giusti & Zanza Toscana Nemorino White 2011 one year ago i Giusti & Zanza Toscana Nemorino White 2011
    Honey colored and fragrant. Grassy and tasting of apricots. Paired with Roquefort/Montenebro and orange blossom honey.
  • Apothic Red Winemakers Blend 2010 2 years ago Apothic Red Winemakers Blend 2010
    Sweeter than I expected -- lots of cherry flavor, and a nice soft mouthfeel. 6/10
  • Dreaming Tree 2 years ago Dreaming Tree Recommended
    Fruity and a little smoky on the nose. Smokiness continues into the taste with a smooth mouthfeel and jammy finish. 7/10
  • Santa Ema Merlot 2008 2 years ago Santa Ema Merlot 2008
    Black fruit and a hint of cocoa. Soft mouthfeel and a long finish. 5/10
  • Albarino Pionero Maccerato 2009 2 years ago Albarino Pionero Maccerato 2009
    Crisp, delicious, and slightly dry. This was a great Albariño. 7/10
  • Veuve Clicquot Brut Champagne 2 years ago Veuve Clicquot Brut Champagne Recommended
    Scents of pear, raisin, and vanilla. Mouth-watering with fruity body and a little musky spice. 9/10
  • Root 1 Carmenere 2 years ago Root 1 Carmenere
    Good tannins, spicy and complex, with hints of blackberry and tobacco. 6/10
  • Gazela Vinho Verde 2 years ago Gazela Vinho Verde
    Floral nose, teasing of apricot. The floral notes returned when tasted; smooth, but marred by a slight grassiness. 4+/10
  • Santa Rita Carmenere Reserva 2006 2 years ago Santa Rita Carmenere Reserva 2006
    Spicy with some fruity notes, a little loamy even. Nothing special here. 3/10
  • Las Rocas San Alejandro Garnacha 2008 2 years ago Las Rocas San Alejandro Garnacha 2008 Recommended
    Cherry on the nose and tongue; cocoa and spice notes. Cocoa blossomed with my dark chocolate ginger pieces. 8/10
  • La Bastide Saint Dominique Chateauneuf Du Pape 2 years ago La Bastide Saint Dominique Chateauneuf Du Pape Recommended
    Cherries and spice on the nose, with flavors of black cherry, spice, and mocha. Fantastic, and worth the wait. 8/10
  • Brisa Do Mar Vinho Verde 2 years ago Brisa Do Mar Vinho Verde
    Pear and honey on the nose. Apricot and a hint of anise, dry with a crisp finish. A nice first Vinho Verde. 7/10
  • 3 years ago
    Ruby red, very sweet and fruity with cherry on the nose. A little lacking in complexity, but still tasty. #valpolicella
  • Carmenere Santa Ema 3 years ago Carmenere Santa Ema
    Ruby red, sweet fruit and herbs on the nose, lots of body, cherries on the palate, and a slightly dry finish. 6/10
  • Prinz Hessen 2007 3 years ago Prinz Hessen 2007 Recommended
    First wine from my WineStyles Omaha club tasting. On the verge of sparkling, a little dry, and peach on the palate. 8/10
  • Hrw 2006 3 years ago Hrw 2006 Recommended
    A little spicy, cherry, citrusy brightness, and a hint of vanilla. My first wine using my Vinturi. 8/10
  • Fran Gil 2008 3 years ago Fran Gil 2008
    Juan Gil Jumilla Red. Very lush and fruity, a bit spicy, and a very smooth, even finish. 8/10
  • Martin Codax Albarino 3 years ago Martin Codax Albarino
    Not a bad addition to my experimentation with Albariños. Crisp and tasty! 6/10
  • 3 years ago
    An "ok" first Malbec. One of the first I tried. I've discovered much better in the year since. 4/10
  • Burgans Albarino 2009 3 years ago Burgans Albarino 2009
    My first Albariño, and I must say I enjoy the tart finish. 6/10