Estampilla de Genio Sauvignon Blanc Tasting Notes

I’m rather lucky at the moment because my selection of wine on my wine rack is rather varied. An Italian Amarone lies next to a Tapiz Torrentes from Argentina and a favourite of mine, Chablis Premier Cru. But recently I cracked open a bottle of Estampilla de Genio Sauvignon Blanc (12.5%) from Chile, a wine that made the  list at CasaContinue reading “Estampilla de Genio Sauvignon Blanc Tasting Notes”

Frangelico Tasting Notes

Frangelico is one of those liqueurs you see all the time on the back bars of trendy cocktails places or sophisticated restaurants, yet you never seem to know what it is. Well I’ll tell you, it’s a hazelnut liqueur that can go well with a wide range of drinks including coffee, orange juice, on its own withContinue reading “Frangelico Tasting Notes”

Las Corazas Macabeo Tasting Notes

The Las Corazas Macabeo is the sister white wine to the Spanish Tempranillo (https://drinksenthusiast.wordpress.com/2011/07/31/las-corazes-tempranillo-tasting-notes/) and I cracked open the bottle to accompany some fresh river cobbler. From the Castilla la Mancha region, this 3-year-old white gave off a subtle golden-yellow colour once poured. On the nose it gave off small amounts of floral extracts, an almost summer garden feeling. AContinue reading “Las Corazas Macabeo Tasting Notes”