Podcast Episode 2

Show Notes:

Wine of the Day: Côtes du Rhône

Cigar of the Day: Partagas Number 2 Series D – Cuban

  • Thoughts on the Vacuvim Wine Stopper
  • Thoughts on Montecristo Number 2 Cigar and the Top 5 Cigar Ranking.
  • Scotch tastings get togethers
  • An impresive scotch that was mis-manufactured and turned black

Red Wine: Fork in the Road, Oliver block 249 Red, Okanagan, Canada

85 Points – $25

A blend of Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot aged in French and American oak. Dark red with a nose of red fruit, chocolate and lavender. Flavors of strawberries and licorice. Flavor fades to asphalt and tannin too quickly in finish. – 14% alcohol

Fork in the Road Oliver block 249 Red Okanagan Canada

Red Wine: Oculus Mission Hills Family Estate – Okanagan Valley, Canada

92 Points – $69

Revisited. Last tried in 2005 the wine was young and tannic. 10 years later it has smoothed. Dark black with a tawny edge. Aromas of red berries, chocolate and spice. Flavors of dark blackberry, cedar and raspberry. Along truffle and chocolate finish.

A Bordeaux blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. -14 % alcohol

Oculus Mission Hills