Disruption Over Victory

I was assisted in writing this post by a bottle of Piccini Sasso al Poggio Toscana 2018 Red Blend (Central Italy). A high-scoring drinkable for under $20.00. A deft blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Sangiovese. Bold. Strong structure. Balanced dryness. Moderate tannins and acidity. Leading with oak, vanilla, and dark chocolate notes. A sustainContinue reading “Disruption Over Victory”

Gabriel Piemonte And The Prioritizing Of Reparations

I was assisted in writing this post by a bottle of Juggernaut Pinot Noir 2020 – Russian River Valley California. Another under $20.00 sweetheart! Only $18.00. Serious. Off Dry. Beautiful Pinot Noir Structure. Savory. Moderate tannins and acidity. Woody nose. Bold opening with oak, sweet black cherries, and leather. Quiet sustain of cigar, red pepper,Continue reading “Gabriel Piemonte And The Prioritizing Of Reparations”

An Interview With Queen Mother Audley Moore

I was assisted in putting up this audio post by a bottle of Paraduxx Proprietary Red 2019 Red Blend NV. Serious. Bold. Dry. Bordeaux type blend. 67% Zinfandel and 33% Cabernet Sauvignon. Moderate tannins and acidity. Opening with oak, vanilla, and chocolate. A sustain of wet blackberries, plums, and blueberries. Closing with cherries, raspberries, backgroundContinue reading “An Interview With Queen Mother Audley Moore”

Evanston Live TV And Meleika Gardner

I was assisted in this posting by a bottle of Louis M. Martini – Monte Rosso Vineyard Mountain Red Blend 2013 (Sonoma Valley). A powerful blend of Petit Verdot, Syrah, Zinfandel, Malbec, and Cabernet Franc. Bold. Quietly dark. Dry. Emotional. Elegant structure. Moderate tannins and acidity. Opening with loud cherries, oak, and cloves. A sustainContinue reading “Evanston Live TV And Meleika Gardner”

My Reparations Remarks At The January 7, 2023 Boston SoliDarity Presentation

I was assisted in the posting of my remarks by a bottle of Whitehall Lane – Cabernet Sauvignon Leonardini Estate NV 2015. This a “Complete Cabernet” if you will. This bad boy is usually $80.00 – caught it on sale for $50.00. This is a blend of 94% Cabernet Sauvignon and 6% Petit Verdot. StrongContinue reading “My Reparations Remarks At The January 7, 2023 Boston SoliDarity Presentation”

Seven Contained Thoughts Page One

I was assisted in writing this post by a bottle of Treana Cabernet Sauvignon 2020. An inexpensive Paso Robles California contender. Powerful entrance. Dry but faintly sweet. Moderate but balanced tannins. Quiet acidity. Leading in heavy with vanilla, oak, and chocolate. A sustain of blackberries, nutmeg, and black cherries. Ending in cocoa, honey, and tobacco.Continue reading “Seven Contained Thoughts Page One”

The Ethnocide Mixtapes

I was assisted in writing this post by a nice bottle of Bodega Noemia A Lisa 2020. A Rio Negro Argentinian Malbec. Deep ruby ink. Mineralistic structure. Soft tannins. Balanced acidity. Leading in with Merlot-like cherry and blackberry notes. A sustain of oak, black pepper, vanilla, and ripe berries. Ending with ripe apricots and mineralContinue reading “The Ethnocide Mixtapes”

Three Questions

I was assisted in writing this post by a rich bottle of Masseria Li Veli ‘Askos’ Susumaniello – Salento 2020. A Southern Italy red blend. Opulent. Bold. Earthy. Moderately dry. Soft acidity. Medium tannins. Fluid structure. Leading in with smoke and sweet raisins. Sustaining hard with plums, blackberries, and black cherries. Ending with complex cocoa,Continue reading “Three Questions”

To The So Called “Pretendians”

I was assisted in writing this post by a bottle of Wapisa Malbec 2017. A rich 95 Point, high-altitude Argentinian from Patagonia. Complex and flavorful. Inky and dry. Full body structure. Leading with ripe cherries, jasmine, black currants, and oak. A sustain of plums, apple, vanilla, and toast. Light tannins, moderate acidity. Closing with smoke,Continue reading “To The So Called “Pretendians””