The collected wine-tastings & wine-ramblings of one who prefers to describe wines with metaphors, not percentages

Monthly Archives: June, 2012

Battery Chardonnay or Jane Austen Chardonnay?

… may not possess Austen-esque poise, but it has manners, and doesn’t overwhelm and disgust you with noxious belching

A sherry suckerpunch of Manzanilla mouthjoy

…is one half-bottle-sized suckerpunch of mouthjoy — the sea-wind bite, the roll of it, the swell of it, the crescendo

A wine that’s all about blackcurrant

… is basically just like my parents’ blackcurrant jelly

A fresh, thunderstorm-clearing Alsace Riesling

… is a wine for rooftop terraces and golden sunshine

A loving 70s housewife of a wine

… has a picture of a horse on it