Had a Glass: 2004 Costa De Oro Valencia Reserva

Source: http://www.markat.ca

She says: Nothing really memorable about this and I would have expected more from a Spanish wine with 6 years of age.

He says: Pretty simple easy sipper.

Had a Glass: 2008 Bodegas Luzon Jumilla Alaja

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She says: Ripe baked black oaky fruit bomb!

He says: Overly sweet and way too much oak.

Had a Glass: 2008 Fred Loimer Riesling Lenz

Source: http://www.snooth.com

He says: A bit too dry and austere for me, especially up against Judas Goat’s beet salad.

She says: I was in heaven. Lovely minerality and petrol notes.

Had a Glass: 2009 Weingut Meinhard Forstreiter Grüner Veltliner Grooner

Source: http://www.grooner.com/

He says: A simple, well-balanced quaffer that goes well with Judas Goat’s beet salad.

She says: A bit too much flower-power for my liking, but still good.

Wine truths

“I am certain that the good Lord never intended grapes to be made into grape jelly.”
by Fiorello La Guardia

Wine Ratings

★☆☆☆☆ - Poor quality. Avoid. Save your money. Between 80-84 points.

★★☆☆☆ - Average quality or poor value. Between 84-88 points. Some expensive wines are downgraded for bad value.

★★★☆☆ - Good. Between 88-92 points. Or a good value on the lower end of the point scale.

★★★☆☆ - Excellent quality. Between 92-96 points. Or a cheap yet good quality wine which is excellent value.

★★★☆☆ - Outstanding, best examples in the world. Between 96 and 100 points. A perfect wine.