Wine temperature snob and 20+year veteran of the restaurant industry. (The Capital Grille, Seasons 52, Eddie V's, Yard House, LongHorn, Bahama Breeze, Hard Roc...
Wow, what a treat! Lucked into a glass of this at the end of the night and it made up for skipping dessert! Ripe prunes for the first sip, that went to ripe raisin and cocoa the second sip. Super velvety and lush. Sweet without the sugar rush. — a month ago
The challenge of the 2006 vintages tonight. Spain versus USA in imaginary World Cup fashion. This Priorat held the initial lead with its deep purple color, black currant fruit, nice complexity and a light Spanish spice. Seems like it is in a good spot to consume now, but still had structure that could take it another 10 years. — a month ago
Part two to the 2006 World Cup of Spain versus USA. The Diamond Mountain big boy from Constant. Immediately on the nose, it was bolder than the Priorat. For 2006, the tanins were still medium level. Great feel across the tongue as you tasted the plum and dark fruits. Freddy Constant’s memory lives on with every sip! I’m going to have to give this round to USA. — a month ago