|Jarvis 2006 Reserve, Estate Grown, Cabernet Sauvignon||
Deep garnet black color. Aromas of chocolate, dried currants, baklava, bacon fat, and fleur de sal with a satiny, fruity-yet-dry medium-to-full body and a long, tangy, chocolate covered orange peel, vanilla and cedar finish. A delicious, elegant cabernet.
|Jarvis 2009 Estate Grown, Cave Fermented, Merlot||
Chocolate and vanilla toffees, plum pie, and peppery spice aromas with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a long, tangy, craisin and raspberry finish with elegant tannins. Exceptionally tasty and nicely balanced for sipping or the table.
|Martin Estate 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon||
Deep garnet black color. Rich dense aromas and flavors of chocolate covered berries, anise cookie, creme brulee, herbs, and spicy carrot cake with a satiny, fruity-yet-dry medium-full body and a long, nuanced finish with oak spice, pepper and tannins masterfully integrated.
|Nittnaus 2009 Trockenbeerenauslese, Sauvignon Blanc!||
Interesting aromas of honeyed golden beets, plums, and mangos with a silky, fruity sweet medium body and a honey custard and tangy apricot-apple jam finish. Nice depth and range. Will pair fantastically with goat cheeses.!
|Brasserie Dupont Foret Blanche Organic White Beer||
Fully hazy golden nickel color. Rich, elegant aromas soufflé, fresh brioche, and delicate peppery spices with a supple, dryish medium-to-full body and a long, kiwi, starfruit and grassy earth finish. A superb choice for the table and a wonderful example of the style.
|Brasserie Pietra Colomba Blanche||
Hazy golden straw color. Startling aromas of salami sandwich with a supple, dryish medium-to-full body and a savory, complex finish with layers of salty baguette, spice, herb, grassy. Amazing and unique. An incredible food beer.
|Goose Island Beer Co. IPA||
Deep golden amber color. Rich apricot, kumquat and grapefruit aromas have a great sour, piney edge and follow through on a rich, supple entry to a dry-yet-fruity medium-full body with caramelized nuts, toast, and cloved honey baked ham notes. Finishes with a long, chewy, herbally bitter and crunchy hop fade. Delicious and very food friendly.
|Samuel Smith's Old Brewery Raspberry Ale||
Cloudy maroon gray color with lacy head. Intricate aromas of powdery raspberry and violet lozenges with a vibrantly crisp, frothy, fruity-yet-dry full body and a long, pure and tangy fresh raspberry puree and artisan dark date-raisin bread finish. A sensational, explosive fruit beer that is sure to please.
|Mulled Cider Recipe #9||
Cider is nice when it's spiced!