Happy New Year!

By Catherine | On Jan 2, 2012 | No Comments | In Champagne

Happy 2012, friends and followers.  I hope your holidays were joyful.  For me, the month of December was filled with parties, great friends, family, and loads of good food and wine.  I am going to have to clean up my act for at least a month! 

On Christmas Eve, my brother, sister-in-law, and I started the evening with a bottle of Chartogne-Taillet Brut Rosé that was sublime. The wine is a beautiful salmon colored rosé, quite dry with luscious fruit.  Then, on New Year’s Eve, my dear friend, Chip, and I popped a bottle of René Geoffroy Rosé de Saignée Brut that was even more incredible. It is 100% Pinot Noir and a gorgeous raspberry color.  After chilling it, we found it was best when it warmed up just slightly in the glass in order to take full advantage of the amazing aromas and flavors.  The Chartogne-Taillet is in the $55 range and the Geoffroy is about $70.00.

To a wonderful 2012!

Written by Catherine

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Recent posts

  • Cube wines
    The Cube Project...
    In California Wineries, Food and Wine, Oregon Wineries, Oregon Wines, Pinot Noir, Vineyards, Viticulture, Wine Making Wine Tastings
  • kevin-soucie
    The Wine Abides During WBC1...
    In California Wineries, Catherine On the Road, Lodi, Vineyards Zinfandel
  • Lodi Syrah
    Sunrise Harvest in Lodi...
    In California Wineries, Catherine On the Road, Lodi, Red Varietals, Syrah, Uncategorized, Vineyards, Viticulture Zinfandel
  • Lodi Grapes
    Loving Lodi...
    In California Wineries, Catherine On the Road, Lodi, Red Varietals, Vineyards, Viticulture, Wine Education, Wine Tastings Zinfandel
  • Sulfur dioxide
    Let's Talk About Sulfites...
    In Miscellaneous Wine Education