sfvino's profile

sfvino's public tasting notes
sfvino's public WinePosts

sfvino's latest tasting notes

RSS Feed Generator
Please choose a name for your RSS feed:
Name rss feed
RSS stands for "Really Simple Syndication". It is a way to easily distribute a list of headlines, update notices, and sometimes inventory changes to a wide number of people. Think of it as a one-stop shop for all the stuff you want to read online. For the consumer, an aggregator or reader, either web-based or installed on your computer, ties it all together.

To make use of this information, you have to download and install an RSS feed reader like SharpReader. Every so often, the aggregator checks the RSS feeds you selected. You log on to the aggregator and see the updates to your favorite sites, blogs and stores, all in one place. For more information on RSS, please visit:
RSS Feed Generator
Click on icon to add RSS feed:
Or copy this URL into your RSS reader:

2002 Lucien Le Moine - Bonnes Mares

(Tasted Jun 24, 2009)

2006 Orin Swift - The Prisoner
This style of wine is definitely not my cup of tea. I am guessing it carries .75 RS. It has a stated 15.2% alcohol and fruit that pounds you like a Mike Tyson punch. I think these "fruit forward" wines will be looked back on as we do ML, flabby, over-oaked Chardonnays. This wine is for the novice who thinks they are stepping up to more a sophisticated wine. "Hey, I can actually taste something!" Wow!

(Tasted Jun 23, 2009)

2005 Shea - Pinot Noir Shea Vineyard Estate
I have wanted to truly cheer for Oregon Pinot for a long time and now I have a reason. This is the best Oregon Pinot I've tried. And I have tried most of the big names, which have left me, more often than not, underwhelmed. The Shea/Shea is a beautifully woven quilt of blueberries, cherries and cranberries that wraps around you and keeps you feeling enamored right through the long, symphonic finish.

(Tasted Jun 23, 2009)

2003 Piancornello - Brunello di Montalcino
A gentlemanly Sangiovese decked out in a frock coat & cravat pin. Hints of both spiced Scharffen Berger chocolate and subtle vanilla. Plummy fruit, complex, but still friendly. Like a rich uncle - be nice to him now and you will find a payoff in the future.

(Tasted Mar 25, 2009)

2008 Cucao - PX
A dry rendering of Pedro Ximenez? Que milagro! Indeed. Light, crisp and delicate. I can't help but think of enjoying this wine with nuts, olives and patatas bravas; perhaps this wine brings out the gypsy in me. A great conversation starter wine and perfect "ringer" for your next blind tasting. Even more perfect at $10.

(Tasted Jun 20, 2009)

sfvino's recent activity

You do not have access to view sfvino's activity.

sfvino is following

sfvino's latest WinePosts

sfvino has not written any WinePosts in VinCellar