Saturday, August 2, 2008


#001 – Amancaya – Cabernet-Malbec 2005, Argentina. Cork: natural. Color: deep purple. Nose: Fresh baked bread, cherries, faint herbs . Taste: Tobacco, oak, dirt, blackberry. Finish: Long, oak, mid fruit, and lingering tobacco. Price: $14.50. Recommendation: A no, if you receive as a gift decant for a more enjoyable experience.

#002 – Collalto Extra Dry – Prosecco NV, Italy. Cork: natural. Color: pale gold, green. Nose: Brioche, green apples, and grass. Taste: yeast, green apples, honeydew. Finish: Long, honey, sweet & sticky. Price: $19.00. Recommendation: Better proseccos for the money.

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