Scientist, professor, and wine enthusiast (not necessarily in that order). Enjoys sharing great wines with my wife and friends...
This a sour IPA from Jolly Pumpkin (but a collaboration with Monkish). Not an IPA fan myself, but this was really good. Downgraded my rating maily because of the huge amount of sediment this thing threw - made it a bit tough to fully enjoy. But, I still recommend it! — 5 days ago
Okay, some explanation is in order. First of all, the wine is off-scale awesome. Absolutely beautiful fruit on the nose, balance throughout a lingering, elegant finish. Fantastic. The cork, on the other hand, was a disaster. This wine was stored on its side at 55 F upon receipt from the winery. I am absolutely certain that Justin does his due diligence in selecting corks, but something clearly was amiss with at least this cork from the 2007 Heartstone. This is just a word of caution: if you have this in your cellar, the wine is awesome. Just be careful with the cork! — 7 days ago
Awesome as always (and much more interesting after a few years in the bottle - this was bottled in September of 2016. I will say that it did NOT go well with the Kobe hamburgers I made for dinner last night (which were great, by the way), but the beer is terrific! — 5 days ago
Wow. For those of you who remember Delectus wines, this is the first vintage of Gerhard Reisacher’s new operation in Knight’s Valley...and it is a winner. Intense aromas of cassis, black currant, and bittersweet chocolate, this has a rich, full-bodied mouthfeel, sweet and perfectly integrated tannins, and a long, elegant finish. Easily on par with the best wines he ever made at Delectus, if you liked those wines then you’ve got to try this! — 9 days ago