Archive for the ‘Wine’ Category

Monday night I opened a bottle of 2000 Elyse Petite Syrah that someone bought at Dean and Deluca (fancy grocer in DC and NY) for $38 a few years ago. This was an amazing bottle of wine. Rich, sense of black berries, very savory, positively yummy. It has been a lucky year for us opening bottles we’ve had racked for a long time.

The highlights in no particular order:

1997 Ridge Geyserville

2000 Elyse Petite Syrah, Rutherford Napa Valley

2005 Three Foxes Piemontese Nebbiolo

Also, I’d like to apologize for not being very communicative since the new year began. I’ve been buried under a major project at work that has pretty much taken almost every bit of my waking time, and I am looking forward to launching this albatross soon so I can relax and catch-up a little.


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