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Kristin Perrin

Kristin Perrin

522 days ago

Kristin scored this wine: 96/100

Nose: Although just a baby, showing some leathery dried fruit characteristics such as raisins, prunes, dried cherries, medicinal herbs notes, coffee notes Palate: Dried cherries, raisins, red & black currant, licorice, nutmeg, cinnamon, herbal notes, dark chocolate & espresso, high acidity matched with tannin yet beautifully integrated. Drinking well now, but will continue to round out & improve for 10-15 years. Pair with lamb or steak dishes, hard aged cheeses, dark chocolate, meaty ragu pasta dishes

Château Mont-Redon 2015

Châteauneuf-Du-Pape, Rhône A.C., France
158 days ago

Kristin scored this wine: 96/100

Nose: smoky, meaty, black currant, cassis, lavender, dried savoury herbs, licorice, slate Palate: more stewed black fruit, smoky, meaty, black pepper, leather, spice, full bodied, gripping tannins, lingering herby finish Pair with: roasted & grilled red meats, such as braised lamb shanks

Brut Reserve

Benjamin Bridge Brut Reserve 2008

Gaspereau Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada
1544 days ago

Kristin scored this wine: 95/100

Toasty apples, pears, lemon on the nose Burst of lemons, minerality, more crisp apples bready notes on the palate Light bodied, snappy acidity with a lengthy doughy finish. This would be perfect with woodfired oven vegetarian pizza topped with chèvre.

Seghesio Zinfandel 2013

Sonoma County, California, United States
1474 days ago

Kristin scored this wine: 95/100

Raspberry jam, mocha, clove, cinnamon, raisins on the nose Coffee, dark chocolate, raspberries, velvety tannins, full bodied Filet mignon! (Right now please!)

Brut Méthode Traditionelle

Joseph Cattin Brut Méthode Traditionelle Rosé

Alsace A.C., France
158 days ago

Kristin scored this wine: 95/100

Nose: Rose petals, strawberries and cream, rainier cherry, minerally, lavender Palate: Strawberry, rhubarb, minerally, light to medium weight, fruit forward upfront, dry lingering moussy-finish, perfect palate refresher as an aperitif for the holidays! Pair with: various creamy and soft cheeses, cured fatty meats, creamy seafood, poultry or vegetarian pasta dishes. Excellent value!

Kristin Perrin

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