Thursday brought a return to the office and the inevitable day spent catching up on everything that occurred while I was gone. Somewhat uneventful but had a nice, relaxing evening with a nice glass of 2005 Quail Ridge Cabernet. I let this one breathe for about 30 minutes and discovered a lot of blackberry and currant flavors that I didn't taste the last time I tried this. Actually I was more in the mood for a nice Chardonnay but our wine cooler was fresh out of any white graped varietals.
brought another hectic day with meetings, field work and a run to Cabot
just before the traffic got too bad. Stopped by T's place and stocked
up with a case of a variety of whites, Chardonnays, Pinto Gris,
Sauvignon's primarily. Grabbed a couple more bottles of the Seghesio Barbera just because it is so damn good. I got home and chilled everything I had just bought and opened up a wonderful bottle of Montinore Estate Pinot Gris 2005.
This was more of a splurge bottle, celebrate the weekend, even though
at $11.99 a bottle it's not really at the cost level of a true splurge!
This one had great citrus and fruit aromas with flavors of apples,
lemons and maybe a little roasted nut swirling on the tongue. Highly,
highly recommend! Capped off the night with a great run of cards during
the monthly game and was well in the plus column for the night. Sit
Long, Talk Much, Laugh Often!