Posts by Tom Plant
Robb called it “elegant.” Brian said, “This one has it. Whatever it is… This is a wine to live for… and to buy.”
Another dark red wine, this one also needs time in the glass to open up and show its pretty nose. There are soft flavors of cherry and the tannins are well integrated.
Four of us joined him aboard his airboat and set off for about a 45 minute ride through the Intercoastal. It’s clear Drew knows these waterways intimately.
J Vineyards 2013 Vin Gris was next up and it garnered mixed reactions. Brian said “I like this. Astringent and bracing, like the beach in the morning when the waves come in.”
It was incredibly peaceful until someone did something to enrage the monk, whether it was taking his photo or some other infraction, he let his displeasure be heard.
She served bacon wrapped dates, won tons and mini hot dogs, all perfectly paired with the beers. Guy Fieri was in a few years ago for an episode of Diners, Drive Ins and Dives and you can still see where he signed the wall.
It’s red wines this afternoon, 1st up is 2012 J. Lohr Estates Falcon’s Perch Pinot Noir. Award winner at California State Fair, named after a falcon on top of the lone pine tree on the property. They recommend pairing with salmon or grilled lamb. $17 price point. 50% new French oak. Pretty nose, easy on […]