Life on the Road 4

Started the morning at Jackson-Triggs.  Had their Sauvignon Blanc Proprietor’s Grand Reserve.  If you like NZ SB buy this one.  Grassy nose, great acid, with a balanced finish, and best of all only 12.5% alcohol. The ’07 Cabernet Franc Rose was a standout.  A lovely medium rose colour, with a great nose of smoke and… Continue reading Life on the Road 4

Life on the Road 2

Well I’m in the valley.  Stopped by a brand new vineyard – Cassini – on my way to setting up camp. A remarkable range of wines, including viognier (recommended) with a great bouquet of pears.  None of the other whites turned my crank but they were all acceptable and value priced, around the $15.  For… Continue reading Life on the Road 2