|Jean-Marc Burgaud’s winery is near the village of Morgon between Macon and Lyon, France|
GUEST BLOG / By Tom Gable,
sdwineguru.com--Three excellent wines at a fair price. Perfect for picnics and backyard soirees. Impress the neighbors!
Fine value Lodi, Calif., 2017 Klinker Brick Old Vine
Zinfandel, $17. Mid-deep garnet; 15.4 alc; black fruit, ripe grape nose, brambles; mid-plus tannins; full-bodied; long, hot, ripe grape bramble finish. Good quality. w/BBQ, burgers, brats. 16 UC Davis scale, 90 other scales.
Napa value Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 Durant and Booth
, $11 (Costco). Mid-dark garnet; 14.5 alc; herbaceous, smoky, mint; mid-plus tannins; mid-body; some depth; black fruit flavors; long semi-hot finish. Burger, pizza, pasta, picnic wine. 16 UC Davis scale, 90 other scales.
Gamay. Serve lightly chilled. 2019 Jean-Marc Burgaud
Beaujolais-Villages Les Vignes de Lantignié, $20, Mid-ruby; red fruit nose; earthy, strawberries; dry; mid-acids/tannins; alc 12.5; some earthiness; long crisp finish. w/apps/cheeses. 15.5-16 UC Davis scale; 89-90 others.
|Durant and Booth, Napa Valley, California|
|Wine Guru, Tom Gable at work|
|Klinker Brick Winery, Lodi, California|
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