Category Archives: Wine

Looking for Something Special for New Year’s? Try Caymus 2012 40th Anniversary Cab

We ran across this hidden jewel recently and decided to give it a try.  Caymus is celebrating its 40 anniversary in the wine business with this delicious cab.  The color is a deep, dark purple – almost black with flavors of lush, juicy black cherry, blackberry, and plum.  I detected chocolate and a bit of coffee on the mid-palate and… (more…)

2011 Chateau St. Michelle, Indian Wells Cabernet Sauvignon

  As the temperatures begin to cool my thoughts are pulled toward more hearty foods reminiscent of Autumn.  Beef stew, hearty chili, spaghetti with red sauce, etc. , occupy my thoughts and with those hearty meals hearty red wines are also brought to mind. As you know (if you have read any of my previous wine posts) I am enamored… (more…)

2008 Chateau St. Jean, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County

2008 Chateau St. Jean Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County,  $25       I purchased this bottle of 2008 Chateau St. Jean Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma County a few weeks ago with the intention of serving it with something Italian.  Tonight’s Zucchini Lasagna was the perfect opportunity.  From the moment I opened this wine I couldn’t wait to taste it.  You see, I… (more…)

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