Hawes J.

Hawes J.

72 posts

  • 7 Deadly Zins Zinfandel 3 years ago 7 Deadly Zins Zinfandel
    Pretty good for a cheapo I suppose
  • Francis Coppola Rosso 3 years ago Francis Coppola Rosso
    Strong berry flavor, pretty acidic too. Great for a party, but forgettable.
  • Provenance 3 years ago Provenance
    Bitter, strong and musky - no berries I bet, but good if u like it hard
  • Archeo Sicilia Nero D'avola 3 years ago Archeo Sicilia Nero D'avola
    Jammy aftertaste with a horrifically acidic punch at the start - almost carbonated - not recommended!
  • Il Valore Sangiovese 4 years ago Il Valore Sangiovese
    A yummy full-bodied red with some subtle berry flavor. Nothing exciting or risky, but not a disappointment either.
  • Santa Barbara Chardonnay 4 years ago Santa Barbara Chardonnay
    Santa Barbara Landing (2009). Chardonnay $5 at Trader Joes. A tasty, but forgetful flavor.
  • Monte Ducay Red Wine Reserva 2005 4 years ago Monte Ducay Red Wine Reserva 2005
    Monte Ducay (2005). Trader Joes $5. Excellent flavor - black berries maybe. Little aroma or acidity - maybe watered down
  • Kono Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2009 4 years ago Kono Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2009
    Kono (2009). Sauvignon Blanc (Marlborough, New Zealand). Trader Joes $9. Wonderful aroma with exciting taste. No cork...
  • Crane Lake Petite Syrah 4 years ago Crane Lake Petite Syrah
    Crane Lake (2008). Petite Syrah (Napa & Sonoma). Sweet and soft but really lacking - not well balanced with quick finish
  • Bogle Chardonnay 2007 4 years ago Bogle Chardonnay 2007
    Bogle (2008). Chardonnay (Clarksburg, CA). Extremely delicate with a witty taste - recommended.
  • Crane Lake Pinot Noir 2009 4 years ago Crane Lake Pinot Noir 2009
    Crane Lake (2009). Pinot Noir (Napa & Sonoma). A soft, delicate and sweet taste with little aroma or aftertaste.
  • Speedy Creek Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 4 years ago Speedy Creek Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
    Speedy Creek (2007). Cabernet Sauvignon (Knights Valley). Seemed fine, but nothing breathtaking.
  • Atrea Old Soul Red 4 years ago Atrea Old Soul Red
    Artea "old soul red" (2006). Blend (Mendacino). Strong, rich and full-bodied. Definitely best with strong flavored food.
  • Napoma Pinot Noir 2006 4 years ago Napoma Pinot Noir 2006
    Napoma (2006). Pinot Noir (Russian River Valley). Nothing significant I noticed.
  • Saracina Sauvignon Blanc 4 years ago Saracina Sauvignon Blanc
    Saracina (2007). Sauvignon Blanc (Mendacino). Strong sweet smell with an acidic taste - almost salty feeling.
  • Crane Lake Zinfandel 4 years ago Crane Lake Zinfandel
    Crane Lake (2008). White Zinfandel (Napa & Sonoma).Manchester (2 for $7). Light and sweet with little finish.
  • Shiloh Road Merlot 4 years ago Shiloh Road Merlot
    Shiloh Road (2006). Merlot (Napa Valley). A little harsh - not sure I recommend. Had with salmon and seemed a bit off.
  • Rabbit Ridge Zinfandel 4 years ago Rabbit Ridge Zinfandel
    Rabbit Ridge (2008). Zinfandel (Central Coast). General store before Dillon's Beach. Very fruity, spicy & acidic 14.9%.
  • Grant Eddie Syrah 2006 4 years ago Grant Eddie Syrah 2006 Recommended
    Grant Eddie (2006) Syrah. $20-Truckee street fair. Full-bodied with long, light finish. Great with strong cheese.
  • Belgrano Malbec The Head Shapper 2008 4 years ago Belgrano Malbec The Head Shapper 2008
    Bodega Belgrano (2008). $9- from Safeway. Mendoza Argentina. Good amount of fruity, low acidity, wonderful finish!
  • Barefoot White Zinfandel California 4 years ago Barefoot White Zinfandel California
    Barefoot (white zinfandel). A soft, sweet wine. Good for the girls and in the small size the flavor is more fitting.