Jade Mountain Cabarnet Sauvignon 2007

This is a blended cab featuring grapes from Napa, Sonoma and Lake county The combined effect is quite a nice cab. Leans toward the old go to Rodney Strong Sonoma County. Anyway, something worth a try. Website http://jademountainvineyards.com I got mine from the canyon market.

Brian’s Safeway 6 for March

1) Cab – Rodney Strong
2) Zin – Cameron Hughes (a new entry at only $9.98!)
3) Pinot – Sebastiani
4) Chardonnay – Edna Valley
5) Cab – Alexander Valley
6) Cab – Ghost Pines

Categorized as Safeway 6

Kendall-Jackson, Zin, Cal, 2006-Vintners Reserve

Not usually a fan of the larger/commercial wineries but hey it was a bargain-ish.  $11 with the usual safeway 6 pack but $16 with real money (which I wouldn’t buy it for). Anyway, to the wine..it was OK actually. Quite smooth and gentle, as opposed to harsh and bitey. Very drinkable. Would put it into… Continue reading Kendall-Jackson, Zin, Cal, 2006-Vintners Reserve

Que syrah syrah…

Just found Jepson on sale in TJ’s over the weekend,  $7.99 for their 2005 Syrah!  I highly recommend it,  a nice fruity (berry)  and robust red, perfect for just sitting around with friends, which is what we used it for on Sat night!  Might be my current fave……