Sharing wine experiences with an emphasis on "terroir" wines of great character in the absence of scores.
2006 Domaine de la Mordorée Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée de la Reine des Bois. The main event tonight. This #wine is a little more brawny than what I had in mind, but it did well with the steak frites I made. Deep dark fruit and spice. Needs a generous decant.
I am not a professional wine taster, nor do I have any professional training in the wine trade. I am a wine enthusiast who has spent countless hours tasting wines of many different styles. My palate is not aligned with a single wine critic, and I call all wines "as I taste them". My site is a source of tasting notes and wine recommendations as well as warnings without conflict of interest. You'll just have to figure out how your palate aligns with mine. My palate generally tends to veer towards Old-World wines that put a premium on terroir and lovely balance and finesse, rather than raw power...please keep that in mind as you read my notes.