Dilettante wine drinker. Often has a cold. Main wine sources: tableWINE in Pacifica and the Grocery Outlet (shh). Avoids cheap California wines, at the same tim...
We are total suckers for Hungarian wines. A very light nose- traces of vodka-like vapors. An ephemeral sweet front and drier, green, astringent gummy flavors on the back. A satisfying sipper. Pretty sure we purchased this at Trader Joe's. — 6 months ago
Purchased at the Grocery Outlet for $5.99.
That said, when we opened it yesterday it was totally not-descript. I wasn't even going to post it. Now, I am flabbergasted. We wasted it!
👃 lots of plummy raisins and caramel. So much fruit, it reminded me of a fruit compote.
👅 Pleasant leathery tannins, dry, subtly astringent. I never thought I'd b say "pleasant" and "leathery" in the same sentence.
Let this air out at least 24 hours! — 6 months ago
The first night I pulled it open, it was completely unremarkable. I was using it for a coq au vin. Purchased at GO for $5.99. After leaving it open on the counter for another day, it developed lots of plummy, raisiny and fruity notes. Nice color. Great for the frugal and patient. — 4 months ago