You’ll be pleased to hear that my 2008 resolution is going well, and I have been steadily gathering a whole boatload of information about my most-favorite of subjects: WINE.
For my first recommendation, I’d like to present a very moderately-priced ($10 here in Philly) red wine from France.
Chateau La Grange de Grenet, 2005 Bordeaux, 12.5 % Alc./Vol., 750 ml
For such an inexpensive wine, this one is a real treasure. Dark cherry color, bouquet hints of cherry, raspberry and plum. Well balanced. Good acidity, light clean finish with a subtle aftertaste of oak and ripe berries. All-in-all, a very lovely, highly drinkable wine. AND CHEAP.