Daily Archives: August 5, 2006

Friday Nights Wine

2003 Flying Fish Merlot (100%)

Region: Washington State

Color: Ruby Red

Aroma: Cherry, Jammy fruit, cocoa

Taste: Cherry, Chocolate, and Vanilla

Mouthfeel: very smooth, medium bodied

We enjoyed this bottle of wine with our friends Jeff and Elizabeth (my sister) at a great little bistro here in town called Cafe Catura. Although storms loomed on the horizon we were able to enjoy our bottle outside on their nice patio. Great wine for the value. (A-) $11.95(retail)

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Thursday Nights Wine

2005 Ferrari Carano Fumé Blanc

Color: Light straw

Aroma: Citrus, Grapefruit, green grass

Flavor: Grapefruit, slight lemon, with a nice balance of minerality

Mouthfeel: Nice and crisp without being overly acidic

Ferrari Carano Fume is one of our favorites every year. Always a winner, displaying the typical Sauv/Fume Blanc characteristics. (A) $15.95

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