Freedmen – Read Your Bibles Part One

I was assisted in this part one reposting and expansion by a bottle of Pine Ridge Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2018. A blast of blackberries and plums on the front end. Long sustain on the palate. A middle of vanilla, expresso, and oak. Moderate tannins. Cherries and licorice on the back end. Bold but smoothContinue reading “Freedmen – Read Your Bibles Part One”

Freedmen – Read Your Bibles Part Two

I was assisted in this part two reposting and expansion by a bottle of Silverado Vineyards – Oakville Station Cabernet Sauvignon 2014. A Napa Valley killer that is on the top tier of California vintages. Smooth expresso on the front end. The middle pops with its strong and sustained blueberry, and cherry notes. A darkContinue reading “Freedmen – Read Your Bibles Part Two”

Freedmen – Read Your Bibles Part Three

I was assisted in this part three reposting and expansion by a bottle of Cade Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain 2017 – Napa Valley. And yes – this shit is $100.00 a hit. But!!! The value is commensurate with the cost. This baby leads in with rich notes of wood, vanilla, and chocolate. The middleContinue reading “Freedmen – Read Your Bibles Part Three”

An Open Letter To American Freedmen

I was assisted in the transcription and commentary of this open letter by a solid bottle of Cooper & Thief Red Blend (Aged in Bourbon Barrels) 2019 – Lodi California. A blend of Merlot, Syrah, Zinfandel, Petit Syrah, and Cabernet Sauvignon. Leading in with spiced vanilla, caramel, and bourbon. Inky and rich. A sustain ofContinue reading “An Open Letter To American Freedmen”

Reparations Defined by Attorney Dr. Robert L. Brock

I was assisted in writing this post by a wonderful bottle of Chateau Chante Alouette – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru 2018. A serious red Bordeaux. I caught this one by chance. This lady usually sells for $60.00. I think the store inadvertently mispriced it (no sale was in progress – and it wasn’t on clearance). ItContinue reading “Reparations Defined by Attorney Dr. Robert L. Brock”

My Remarks at the AB3121 Task Force Meeting 03/29/2022

Don’t Judge – Don’t Judge. Yeah. I was drinking wine early in the morning in the place of coffee. Yes. Those NAARC and N’COBRA people get on my damned nerves. Wine is the cure. Anyway!!! I was assisted in making those remarks by a bottle of Chateau Buena Vista Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2018. LeadingContinue reading “My Remarks at the AB3121 Task Force Meeting 03/29/2022”

The Mascotting of Queen Mother Audley Moore

I was assisted in writing this post by a grand bottle of Luigi Bosca Terroir Los Miradores Malbec 2018. An Argentinian (Tunuyan Region) standout carefully aged for twelve months in French oak barrels. Fine structure. Leading in with plums, ripe orange, vanilla, and oak. Complex tannins. A sustain and ending of chocolate, expresso, and blackContinue reading “The Mascotting of Queen Mother Audley Moore”

Citizen Engagement

I was assisted in writing this post by a bottle of El Enemigo Malbec 2017. A good traditional Argentinian from the Mendoza Province. Inky – but medium-bodied. Dry. Leading in with dark fruits. A bold sustain of oak, vanilla, and chocolate. Ending with strong black cherries, plums, and blackberries. Beautiful structure. Smooth, complex tannins. LowContinue reading “Citizen Engagement”

Green Cards And Reparations

I was assisted in writing this post by a bottle of Dolum Estates Cask 28 Cabernet Sauvignon 2018. A Stags Leap District – Napa Valley extroadinarist. Dry and very drinkable. Leading with strawberry preserves, smoky wood, and minerals. A quiet sustain of oak, chocolate, and cigar. Ending decisively in blackberries and ripe plums. Opulent body.Continue reading “Green Cards And Reparations”

The Sadducees And Pharisees Of Reparations

This Post was Co-Written By Cynthia McDonald We were assisted in composing this post by a bottle of Marchesi Sierra Foothills Zinfandel 2019. Bold with medium tannins. Foreground of plums, blueberries, blackberries, and vanilla. An abiding concert of cherries, raspberries, and muted strawberries. Soft acidity. Long but elegant finish of black pepper and cinnamon. “ThenContinue reading “The Sadducees And Pharisees Of Reparations”