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Beer tasting night. 


blue moon cupcakes

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Looks like I might need one tonight


Currently enjoying this, this evening : )


Viajes Angosto…

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House rules: if you can’t have proper wine glasses, you aren’t responsible for overpouring in regular tumblers.

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I loved the 2009 vintage, I can’t wait for the 2010. 


2009 Cru Cabernet Sauvignon

“It’s all about making the wine in the vineyard” is how Keith Emerson, Director of Winemaking at Vineyard 29, describes the philosophy behind making the Cru Cabernet Sauvignon. Everything from site selection, crop yield, and picking decisions are made with the final blend in mind. This is deliberate, detail-oriented winemaking resulting in an elegantly composed wine that depicts the best of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.

From its very first moments in the glass, this beautiful, purple hued cabernet makes its presence known as a densely flavored and multi-layered wine. On the nose, primary aromas of dark, wild berries, mountain sage and dried mint give way to unveil ripe figs and juicy plum notes. A complex palate begins with rich toasty notes of roasted coffee beans and mocha before giving way to flavors of cassis, ripe raspberries, bing cherry and bright red fruit. A long, supple finish is accentuated with subtle hints of black pepper and cocoa. 

They aim to achieve balanced tannins that are integrated enough to be approachable at release, but are powerful enough to give this wine many years of life. Expect the 2009 CRU Cabernet Sauvignon to age beautifully for over 10 years.

Harvest Date: September 10 - October 24, 2009

Barrel Age: 18 months in French Oak, 50% new

Cooperage: Taransaud, “O”, Demptos, Saury, Ermitage

Blend: 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Petite Verdot, 5% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 4% Malbec

Bottling Date: April 14, 2011

Alcohol: 14.8%

Release Date: Fall 2011


A great way to set up your Valentine’s Day toast.

Irsai Olivér is a Hungarian white wine grape that was bred in 1930 by Pál Kocsis. It is a hybrid of Pozsonyi and Pearl of Csaba. This variety is early ripening and produces small berries that are relatively resistant to rot but susceptible to powdery mildew. Originally intended as a table grape, it is used to make muscat-like wines with a tropical fruit character and low levels of acidity.

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