Category Archives: Sonoma

Cabernet Sauvignon, Jordan, Alexander Valley, Magnum, 2005, 13.5% abv

On an evening not so long ago, we opened three bottles with two friends and one blind tasting ensued. One of us doesn’t drink pretty much anything. I know, can you imagine? He is one disciplined dude. So, we felt … Continue reading

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L’Ermitage, Roederer, Brut 2003, Anderson Valley, Sonoma, California, 12% abv US$47 (+C$17 tax at border)

Oh to be back on holiday in the Anderson Valley. How I miss it so. With good friends over tonight it was a reasonable enough excuse to pull out my special bottle of L’Ermitage, Roederer Brut 2003 from said valley … Continue reading

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Sonoma and Napa Valley, California

When the third WSET Diploma course started, I realized it was time to get out of BC and put some of those studies to the test. Let the rubber hit the road, so to speak. Get out and and smell … Continue reading

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