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Wine is not just an object of pleasure, but an object of knowledge and the pleasure depends on the knowledge...Tada!🥂🍷💃🏻🇺🇸 Find me on Vivino⤵️

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Ask not what Wine has done for you, but rather what you are willing to do for some Wine ...😝 • Peter Michael Bordeaux Blend “Les Pavots” , 2014 Blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Cabernet Franc, 13% Merlot & 5% Petit Verdot... 14.5% ABV ... • The winery was founded in 1982 The name translates to “The Poppies” and is named after the California poppies that grow wild on the estate and are the inspiration for the winery’s logo .... • Nick Morlet - the winemaker... He said that the wine is ready to drink now or in 10 years ... & then the question becomes ... are you a hedonist or more of self disciplinarian... • Coravin access 09/23/17; 11/15/17; 02/25/18; 05/08/18 ... uncorked 09/23/18 ... • Enticing aromas of blackberry, strawberry & cherry pastilles, exotic spices, coffee, fudge cookies, caramel, cedar, sweet tobacco, tea leaves, dusty earth & dried violets potpourri  Flavors of cherries w/spicy savory accents  Extremely powerful & opulent w/brooding intensity & round mouthfeel, plush & luxuriously textured yet incredibly elegant & seamless w/breathtaking energy & decadence ... • Splendid! Tada!🍷💃🏻 • #winelover #winesnob #wineinstagram #wineporn #vivino #coravin #petermichaelwinery #lespavots
Warning- continued consumption of wine may lead to sophistication, cultural awareness, youthful ambiance & possibly severe happiness!😝 • Quintessa Proprietary Red Rutherford, 2013 Blend of - 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc, 2% Petit Verdot, 2% Carmenére ... 14.5% ABV ... • Augustin & Valeria Huneeus developed Quintessa in 1990, to establish the property as one of the great red wine estates of the world, w/evolution to organic farming in 1995 & biodynamic farming in 2000 The winery consulting winemaker is Michel Rolland... • Coravin access - 03/27/18; 05/29/18; 09/19/18 ... • Intense aromas of crème de cassis, blackberry & blueberry marmalade, braised figs, ripe cherries, mocha, cedar wood, clove, sweet cigar box, graphite, black tea leaves, dusty earth, violets & lavender potpourri  Flavors of black currants w/ spicy accents  Supple tannins & balanced acidity  Massive density, depth & richness, excellent purity, precision & phenomenal harmony, opulent & remarkably structured w/velvety lushness, supreme elegance & hedonistic personality ... • Enticing witch!🧚🏻‍♀️ Tada!🍷💃🏻 • #wineliver #winesnob #wineinstagram #wineporn #vivino #coravin #quintessawinery
For instant happy woman just add wine!😝💃🏻 • Vincent Girardin Corton-Charlemagne , 2014 100% Chardonnay... 13.5% ABV • Domaine Vincent Girardin is a 50-acre estate made up of 42 parcels from 8 villages in Burgundy’s Côté de Beaune  Vincent Girardin himself is part of winemaking dynasty whose origins date back 11th generations to the 17th century. He started his own domain in 1982 w/just 5 acres of land ... • Attractive aromas of green apples, peaches, mangoes, mashed bananas, lemon curd, nutmeg, crushed ginger, marzipan, almonds, buttered toast, wet stones, gunflint & white flowers Flavors of apples, lime sorbet & quince w/mineral underpinnings  Intense & concentrated, dense yet weightless, vibrant & seductively silky textured, precise & energetic w/impressively persistent & explosive finish which leaves the taste buds quivering... • The more you remain in its presence, the more it wins you over!  Tada!🥂💃🏻 • #winelover #winesnob #wineinstagram #wineporn #vivino #coravin #vincentgirardin #cortoncharlemagne #whiteburgundy
Dancing reduces your chances of dementia by 76%, especially social dancing w/different partners... Stanford & Harvard research...😝 • Dancing Hares Vineyard, Proprietary Red, 2013 Blend of 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 32% Merlot, 26% Cabernet Franc, 7% Petit Verdot... 14.8% ABV... • The winery was founded by Bob Cook & Paula Brooks in 2003 The “Dream Team” of winemaking has been on a board since the beginning... David Abreu -top vineyard manager, Andy Erickson - winemaker, his clients include Screaming Eagle, & Michael Rolland - consultant & blending master The first commercial release of Dancing Hares was in 2004 ... In 2016 Tuck Beckstoffer & his wife Boo acquired Dancing Hares Winery & Vineyard & hired Philippe Melka as winemaker... • Coravin access - 06/13/17; 10/30/17; 12/20/17; 06/09/18 ... uncorked 09/19/18 ... • Black raspberry marmalade, ripe cherries, prunes, crème de cassis, mocha, baking spices, sweet tobacco, graphite & violets potpourri  Flavors of blackberries & plums w/savory spicy accents  Supple tannins & balanced acidity Brooding & rich, intense & impeccably polished, voluptuous & undeniably attractive w/opulent lushness & total hedonistic & intellectual turn-on ... • It takes two to tango! Tada!🍷🍷💃🏻🕺 • #winelover #winesnob #wineinstagram #wineporn #vivino #coravin #dancinghares
Never regret anything, because at one time it was exactly what you wanted 😉 • Caymus Vineyards Special Selection, 2013 100% Cabernet Sauvignon... 15.2% ABV ... • In 1971 Charles Wagner & his wife Lorna Belle Glos Wagner, asked their son Charles Jr ( Chuck )Wagner, who just graduated from high school, if he would be interested in joining them in starting up the winery ... Chuck accepted his parents offer to launch the winery, Caymus Vineyards... • Caymus Special Selection is the flagship wine of the Wagner family...and it’s not produced in difficult years... • Coravin access - 06/04/17; 09/25/27; 03/09/18; 09/18/18... • Seductive aromas of black currant & blueberry marmalade, liquor infused cherries & prunes covered w/dark chocolate, baking spices, caramel, cedar wood, sweet tobacco, black tea leaves, vanilla & violets potpourri  Flavors are mimicking the nose Sweet tannins & balanced acidity Brooding & expressive, rich & alluring, seamless & pure w/velvety texture & voluptuous layers of total deliciousness ... • It entices your senses & seduces w/every sip!  Tada!🍷💃🏻 • #winelover #winesnob #wineinstagram #wineporn #vivino #coravin #caymusvineyards
Positive thinkers have a solution for every problem... Negative thinkers have a problem for every solution... Stay positive!! • Dominique Lafon, Bourgogne Blanc, 2014 100% Chardonnay... 13% ABV Grapes are sourced from vineyards below Meursault & Puligny ... • Dominique Lafon is considered to be one of the best winemakers in France. Though he is best known for his work w/the family domaines, he began producing his own label beginning in 2008... The company has the official status of a négociant..., but almost all the wines are in fact from vineyards which Dominique either owns or has a contract to farm... • Had it last night, 09/17/18 at The Pool restaurant... • A precise bouquet w/scents of apple blossom, pear skin, dried mango, lemon merengue, kiwi, buttered popcorn, spices, vanilla & honeysuckle  Flavors of pear, lime sorbet & sunflower seeds w/mineral accents  Well balanced w/moderate acidity  An airy & attractively layered, energetic & impressively rich w/lovely texture & absolute precision & a touch of fresh ginger on the finish • Marvelous wine from a master winemaker!! Tada!🥂💃🏻 • #winelover #winesnob #wineinstagram #wineporn #vivino #coravin #dominiquelafon
The secret of patience is to do something else in the meantime😝 • Ornellaia Vendemmia D’Artista “ L’ Incanto”, 2012 Blend of 56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, 7% Petit Verdot...14.5% ABV • The Swiss artist John Armleder has been chosen to interpret the character “L’Incanto” ( the Enchantment) of the Ornellaia ’12 vintage limited edition ... - when he tasted that vintage for the first time he was immediately transformed to a world of dreams & the artwork he created represents the surprise & pleasure he felt that moment... Every wood box of six 750ml bottles is having one bottle w/this label... • Coravin access - 06/11/17; 09/07/17; 03/06/18; 09/16/28 ... • Beguiling aromas of dark cherries, blackberry pastilles, prunes, dark chocolate, baking spices, caramel, sweet tobacco, tea leaves & dry violets potpourri  Flavors of blueberries, cherries, cassis & coffee w/spicy accents  Sweet tannins & balanced acidity Incredibly smooth & velvety texture, seamless & well rounded w/excellent structure & complexity, profound richness & plushness ... • Remarkably appealing & seductive! Tada!🍷💃🏻 • #winelover #winesnob #wineinstagram #wineporn #vivino #coravin #ornellaia #bolgherisuperiore
It’s Saturday... and the forecast is sunny with 💯 % chance of adventure!😝 • Vina Almaviva “Almaviva” Bordeaux Blend Puente Alto, 2015 Blend of - 69% Cabernet Sauvignon, 24% Carmenere, 5% Cabernet Franc, 2% Petit Verdot ... 14.5% ABV Wine critic James Suckling named it the “Wine of the Year” - and ranked #1 on Top 100 of 2017 - a superb vintage to celebrate Almaviva’s 20th anniversary... • Almaviva is the name of both winery & wine born of the joint venture between Baron Philippe de Rothschild & Vina Concha y Toro... It’s also the name of Pierre Beaumarchais’s character, the “Count of Almaviva” in his Marriage of Figaro, a work Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart later turned into one of the most popular operas ... • The winemaker, Michel Friou, has followed the same path as the concept behind the wine, to create a classic Chilean Bordeaux blend... He was working at Château Margaux & then w/ Michael Rolland at Casa Lapostolle for 8 years, where he launched Clos Apalta... • The label pays homage to Chile’s ancestral history w/ three signs, which symbolizes the vision of the earth & cosmos in the Mapuche civilization. It also bears the name Almaviva in Beaumarchais own handwriting... Two great traditions thus join hands to offer the whole world a promise of pleasure & excellence!! • Shared last night with 3 Vivino friends and had a little over a glass left to finish the bottle tonight... 09/15/18... • Enticing aromas of black currant & blackberry marmalade, ripe cherries, dark chocolate, clove, cinnamon, sweet cigar box, graphite & violets potpourri  Flavors of plums, black currants & tart cherries w/spicy savory accents  Smooth tannins & balanced acidity  Creamy, supple & voluptuous w/tremendous plushness & richness,outstanding harmony, power & exceptional elegance, intensity & precision, structure & excellent complexity ... • It’s already singing in a deep, rich baritone🎶  Tada!🍷🍷💃🏻 • #winelover #winesnob
If TGIF is Thank God It’s Friday, then today must be SHIT - Super Happy It’s Thursday 😝 • Champagne Laurent-Perrier, Cuvée Rosé, NV Grapes variety - 100% Pinot Noir exclusively from 10 different Grands Crus villages, located mainly in the South & North areas of the Montagne de Reims Made in a traditional saignée method, in which the skins of the grapes are left in contact w/the juice for 3 days... • The House of Laurent-Perrier was founded in 1812 by André Michel Pierlot Le Cuvée Rosé was created in 1968 by Bernard de Nonancourt, the son of Marie-Louise Lanson Nonancourt, who bought the House in 1939 ... • Symphony of aromas of strawberry & raspberry macaroons, red currant soufflé, morello cherries, mandarins, nougat, marzipan, gingerbread, honey & rose petals potpourri  Flavors of tart red cherries, rhubarb & pink grapefruit w/peppery & chalky mineral undertones  Lively & vinous, sappy & broad, well-rounded & supple, clean & slightly sharp w/balanced structure, freshness, purity & finesse ... • Generous & curvaceous! Tada!🥂🍾💃🏻 • #winelover #winesnob #wineinstagram #wineporn #vivino #coravin #laurentperrierrosé
“A girl should be two things: WHO & WHAT she wants” - Coco Chanel • Diamond Creek Red Rock Terrace Cabernet Sauvignon, 2014 100% Cabernet Sauvignon...14.5% ABV Diamond Creek, California’s first “Cabernet only” estate vineyard, was established in 1968 by the late Al Brounstein The three distinct soil types on the 20-acre property produce different single vineyard Cabernet Sauvignons Red Rock Terrace - 7 acres w/reddish-brown soil which is high in iron content • Coravin access- 09/12/18 ... • Enticing aromas of crème de cassis, black raspberry marmalade, super ripe red cherries, kirsch, mocha, baking spices, cedar wood, graphite, dusty earth & dry flowers potpourri  Flavors of black currants, pomegranate, mint & exotic spices Sweet tannins & balanced acidity Plush & luxurious core, velvety & opulent, stunningly powerful & multilayered, well proportioned yet vibrant & profoundly fresh, supremely elegant & pure ... • Marvelous! Tada!🍷💃🏻 • #winelover #winesnob #wineinstagram #wineporn #vivino #coravin #diamondcreek #redrockterrace
A hangover is not punishment for drinking too much last night, but punishment for not continuing to drink in the morning 😝 • Bodegas Alto Moncayo “Aquilon” Garnacha Campo de Borja, 2013 100% Garnacha wine from 60-100 year-old vines ...16% ABV The winery was founded in 2002... Australian winemaker Chris Ringland oversees the winemaking ... • Coravin access - 03/23/18; 09/11/18 ... • Intensely perfumed aromas of black raspberry & blueberry pastilles, black cherries, kirsch liquor, crème de cassis, dark chocolate, baking spices, dry herbs, sandalwood, vanilla & violets Flavors of boysenberry, orange zest & exotic herbs w/spicy & mineral accents  Velvety tannins & balanced acidity Impeccably smooth & seamless w/remarkable intensity & superb focus, ripe & rich, big & lush, dense & expansive, long & heavenly on the finish... • Bewitching!! Tada!🍷💃🏻 • #winelover #winesnob #wineinstagram #wineporn #vivino #coravin #altomoncayo
Shana Tovah!! May this New Year be filled with health, happiness & love for you & your family!🎉 • Bodegas El Nido “Clio”, Jumilla, 2014 Blend of 70% Monastrell & 30% Cabernet Sauvignon... 15.5% ABV... The Bodegas El Nido project is the result of the collaboration of the Gil Family & Chris Ringland ( one of the best Australian enologists ) The first vintage sold was 2002 • Coravin access- 08/21/17; 10/18/17 ... uncorked 09/10/18 ... • Irresistible aromas of crème de cassis, blueberry & black raspberry marmalade, chocolate covered figs & prunes, clove, kirsch, sweet tobacco, black tea leaves & vanilla  Flavors of morello cherries & black currants w/spicy accents  Sweet tannins & balanced acidity  Exquisitely velvety smooth w/luxurious cashmere texture, which feels like a caress of a silk scarf on a skin ... Brooding, massively rich & super concentrated yet harmonious & elegant w/ never ending finish! • Sensual birdie!! Tada!🍷💃🏻 • #winelover #winesnob #wineinstagram #wineporn #foodporn #vivino #coravin #bodegaelnido
A great friend is someone with whom you dare to be yourself 😉 • Took my friend to a boozy brunch to celebrate her birthday! • Moet & Chandon Champagne, Rosé Impérial NV Blend of -  40-50% Pinot Noir of which 10% red wine - gives the intensity  30-40% Pinot Meunier of which 10% red wine - gives the roundness  10-20% Chardonnay - gives the elegance ... • Attractive aromas of strawberries, raspberries, red currants, pomegranate, nectarines, orange blossom, pastry cream, crushed ginger, hard candy & rose petals potpourri  Flavors are mimicking the nose w/mineral undertones  Creamy mousse, vibrant, expressive w/great intensity & suppleness , seductive personality & elegant maturity, spontaneous, radiant & enticing • Delightful! Tada!🥂🍾💃🏻 • #winelover #winesnob #wineinstagram #wineporn #vivino #coravin #moetchandon
It’s Saturday... the only decision you need to make, it’s a bottle or a glass!...😝 • Sine Qua Non Syrah Piranha Waterdance, 2014 Blend of 81% Syrah, 8% Petite Sirah, 6% Mourvèdre, 4% Touriga Nacional & 1% Graciano... 15.8% ABV Winemaker Manfred Krankl feels strongly that each vintage is a completely unique wine & thus he gives each wine a unique name... He also creates the artwork for each new label himself... • Coravin access - 09/11/17; 10/18/17; 12/05/17; 03/28/18... uncorked 09/09/18... • Exuberant aromas of crème de cassis, blueberry & blackberry pastilles, braised figs, clove, mocha, menthol, graphite, sweet tobacco leaf & dry violets potpourri  Flavors of black currants w/savory spicy undertones  Sweet tannins & balanced acidity Brooding, massive & incredibly intense Multilayered, complex & profoundly structured w/luxuriously velvety texture & concentration yet elegant, superbly balanced, thoroughly harmonious & voluptuous beauty ... • Seduced over & over again!! Tada!🍷💃🏻 • #winelover # winesnob #wineinstagram #wineporn #vivino #coravin #sinequanon
Love - a wildly misunderstood although highly desirable malfunction of the heart which weakens the brain...😝 • Cayuse Vineyards, Walla Walla Valley, The Lovers Red, 2013 Blend of 87% Cabernet Sauvignon & 13% Syrah... 13.5% ABV ... • While visiting the WWV in 1996, Christophe Baron, the youngest of the Baron Albert Champagne House, bought the plot of land,... which reminded him the terroir of Châteauneuf du Pape & planted the first vineyard in 1997. The first vintage of The Lovers was produced in 2010... Cayuse is the first domaine in WWV to fully implement biodynamic farming... • The label - The Lovers tarot card - represents love & affection at its highest point... the temptation of the heart & tree of knowledge ... • Coravin access - 10/12/17; 11/22/17; 02/93/18; 09/07/18... • Expressive aromas of red currant & black raspberry pastilles, cherries, balsamic spices, mocha, cedar, dry herbs, graphite, garrigue, tea leaves, tobacco leaf & flinty stones Flavors of raspberries, crème de cassis & milk chocolate w/mineral underpinnings & savory spicy accents  Fine tannins & balanced acidity  Remarkably concentrated & elegant, graceful & vibrant, brilliantly pure & voluptuous, incredibly sensual w/seamless texture... • Sexydelicious! Tada!🍷💃🏻 • #winelover #winesnob #wineinstagram #wineporn #vivino #coravin #cayusevineyards
“There comes the time in every woman’s life, when the only thing that helps, is a glass of champagne” 😝 - Bette Davis... • Billecart-Salmon Champagne Brut Réserve Blend of 30% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay and 40% Pinot Meunier • Charming aromas of pear skin,  baked apples, peaches, dried apricots, champagne mangoes, marzipans, toasted brioche, caramel, almonds & honeysuckle Flavors of nectarines, apricots, quince & grapefruit w/mineral underpinnings  Mouthwatering acidity & vinous, bright & refreshing, poised & elegant, lively & graceful, rich & satisfying, creamy & harmonious ... • Lovely! Tada!🥂💃🏻 • #winelover # wineinstqgrqm #wineporn #vivino #coravin #billecartsalmon
Every day may not be good..., but there is something good in every day ...🤗 • Blankiet Estate, Paradise Hills Vineyard Proprietary Red, 2012 Blend of 81% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16.1% Merlot, 2.1% Cabernet Franc, 0.8% Petit Verdot... 14.4% ABV... Blankiet Estate was created in 1996 by Claude Blankiet & his wife, Katherine... first vintage - 1999 Michael Rolland is the oenologist consultant The vineyard is located next to Christian Moueix’s Dominus • Coravin access- 02/06/18; 03/02/18; 09/05/18 ... • Impressive aromas of black currant & black raspberry marmalade, braised figs, bitter dark chocolate, clove, sweet tobacco, graphite, vanilla, dusty earth & lavender potpourri  Flavors of ripe cherries & black currants w/savory spicy accents  Sweet tannins & balanced acidity Stunningly rich, massive & opulent, luxuriously silky textured & seamless, profoundly complex & multilayered w/ amazing vibrancy, intensity & unbelievable elegance • Sheer power in a silky glove! Tada!🍷💃🏻 • #winelover #winesnob #wineinstagram #wineporn #vivino #coravin #blankietestate #paradisehillsvineyard
“We should consider every day lost on which we haven’t danced at least once” - Friedrich Nietzsche 💃🏻 • Bruno Giacosa Barolo Falletto, 2011 -100% Nebbiolo, 14.5% ABV - 9,820 bottles produced • Coravin access - 02/09/18; 02/17/18; 09/03/18 ... • Seductively sweet aromas of strawberry & raspberry pastilles, clementines, caramel, coriander, cinnamon, sweet cigar box, leather, briar tea & rose petals potpourri  Flavors are mimicking the nose Sweet tannins & balanced acidity Silky smooth texture, vibrant & explosively bold, savory & incredibly structured, staggering in its depth, profound inner elegance, harmony & pedigree ... • Spellbinding! Tada!🍷💃🏻 • #winelover #winesnob #wineinstagram #wineporn #vivino #coravin #brunogiacosa