Every author feels that she or he is unique. I haven't seen a series of articles quite like mine. I love French wine and food and I am writing a series tasting French wines and foods. I hope you'll join me on this journey. You may even find some bargains, I have. I am adding articles on a regular basis. Be sure to visit my other wine review series.
A 2007 Beaujolais-Villages Nouveau
" Let me present a few tidbits of information before reviewing what may be one of the best Beaujolais Nouveau wines... "
A 2007 Beaujolais Nouveau
" ...The first thing that hit me was the taste of bubble gum, more or less dominating everything else. The wine was pleasant... "
A Mâconnais (Burgundy) Chardonnay
" This Chardonnay was fermented in stainless steel tanks and never saw the inside of an oak barrel. The Pouilly-Vinzelles is a not very well-known neighbor of the more expensive Pouilly-Fuissé. And now for the review. "
An Alsace Pinot Noir
" My last meal associated with this wine consisted of filet of sole wrapped around salmon accompanied by two types of fried potatoes. The commercial fish preparation sounded much better than it actually was. The concoction took forever to cook and the final product was overcooked, undercooked, and waterlogged. Furthermore, there was so little salmon that it was hard to get an idea of its taste, or how it paired with this wine. However, ... "
An Alsace Pinot Gris
" Saint-Aubin is a soft French cow’s milk cheese traditionally packed in a wooden box. This cheese has a creamy brie-like texture and a stronger taste. The wine’s fruit came out to meet the cheese, but... "
A Red Beaujolais
" Final verdict. I first started drinking Beaujolais decades ago, in part because I was no fan of tannins. Then I sort of dropped Beaujolais with the exception of the yearly tryst with Beaujolais Nouveau. This bottle was my first Beaujolais Cru wine, and I... "
A White Beaujolais
" Let’s start by quoting the marketing materials. The name “Pisse-Dru” comes from an amusing French vintners expression: when an old vigneron says with a smile of satisfaction on his face, “ça pisse dru”, it means that... "
Launching A Series
We are going to look at eleven wine French regions: in alphabetical order they are... Each article will discuss the region and its distinctiveness. We’ll talk about the wines and the foods that characterize the region. We will try to have at least two articles per region... "
" Final verdict. For many years I have not been a fan of new wines. I taste them every year, and am always willing to change my mind. This... "
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