Janice B — Empire Wine Community

Janice B has been a customer since Sep 2016

Reviews (48)

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Burn Cottage 'Moonlight Race Pinot Noir 2019 image
Burn Cottage 'Moonlight Race Pinot Noir 2019
Posted Aug 26, 2022[Verified]
Cap Corse Mattei Blanc Quina image
Cap Corse Mattei Blanc Quina
Posted Mar 15, 2022[Verified]
LIKE A SWEET GIN AND TONIC"I loved the unusual taste of this aperitif wine, but it was not a crowd pleaser."
Bodega Catena Zapata 'Lunlunta' Malbec 2018 image
Bodega Catena Zapata 'Lunlunta' Malbec 2018
Posted Dec 21, 2021[Verified]
A CROWD PLEASER"Multiple levels of flavor. Paired well with our barbecued elk dinner!"
Firriato Chiaramonte Nero D'Avola 2017 image
Firriato Chiaramonte Nero D'Avola 2017
Posted Dec 21, 2021[Verified]
SMOOTH AND DELIGHTFULLY DRINKABLE"Will definitely order again. Paired well with game."
Hook & Ladder Chardonnay 2019 image
Hook & Ladder Chardonnay 2019
Posted Mar 17, 2021[Verified]
A TASTE OF CALIFORNIA"Everything I expect from a buttery, oaked, highly flavorful Chardonnay with medium body and medium acidity."
Errazuriz MAX Reserva Chardonnay 2018 image
Errazuriz MAX Reserva Chardonnay 2018
Posted Jan 29, 2021[Verified]
Lauverjat Sancerre Blanc 2019 image
Lauverjat Sancerre Blanc 2019
Posted Jan 19, 2021[Verified]
SUBLIME!"Beautifully balanced, medium body, lush with bright acidity. 14.1 alcohol, long finish."
Alexander Valley Vineyards 'Estate' Syrah 2018 image
Alexander Valley Vineyards 'Estate' Syrah 2018
Posted Jan 2, 2021[Verified]
THIS WINE DELIVERS!"More like a Shiraz, this wine is all about fruit and spice. Delicious!"
Casa Silva Cuvee Colchagua Carmenere 2018 image
Casa Silva Cuvee Colchagua Carmenere 2018
Posted Oct 8, 2020[Verified]
EARTHY AND ROBUST"Be sure to give this one time to breathe!"
Charles Smith 'Velvet Devil' Merlot 2018 image
Charles Smith 'Velvet Devil' Merlot 2018
Posted Sep 12, 2020[Verified]
SMOOTH AND FLAVORFUL
Pierre Sparr Cremant D'Alsace Brut Rose NV image
Pierre Sparr Cremant D'Alsace Brut Rose NV
Posted Sep 8, 2020[Verified]
FESTIVE AND ELEGANT"With subtle strawberry notes, this Cremant was the perfect choice for an outdoor wedding."
Pierre Sparr Gewurztraminer 2017 image
Pierre Sparr Gewurztraminer 2017
Posted Sep 8, 2020[Verified]
LUSCIOUS AND FLAVORFUL"With lychee and tropical fruit flavors, this wine pairs beautifully with Indian food."
Grgich Hills Chardonnay 2016 image
Grgich Hills Chardonnay 2016
Posted Jul 13, 2020
COMPLEXITY AND FLAVOR"Great length, great mouth feel, rich with good acidity."
Rutherford Ranch Chardonnay 2017 image
Rutherford Ranch Chardonnay 2017
Posted Jul 5, 2020[Verified]
FLAVORFUL AND BALANCED"If you are looking for a deliciously oaky California Chardonnay, this is it!"
Au Bon 'Climat' Chardonnay 2018 image
Au Bon 'Climat' Chardonnay 2018
Posted Jun 29, 2020[Verified]
Bonny Doon 'Le Cigare Volant' Cuvee Oumuamua 2018 image
Bonny Doon 'Le Cigare Volant' Cuvee Oumuamua 2018
Posted Jun 29, 2020[Verified]
Quinta de Azevedo Vinho Verde 2020 image
Quinta de Azevedo Vinho Verde 2020
Posted Jun 17, 2020[Verified]
A SUMMER FAVORITE"Excellent value. Well balanced and refreshing with a hint of lime on the finish."
Zuccardi Serie A Torrontes 2017 image
Zuccardi Serie A Torrontes 2017
Posted May 15, 2020[Verified]
FRESH AND COMPLEX"With tropical fruit aromas, flowery notes, and long lasting acidity, this wine is a gem."
Small Gully 'Mr Black's' 'Little Book' Shiraz 2017 image
Small Gully 'Mr Black's' 'Little Book' Shiraz 2017
Posted May 10, 2020[Verified]
ALCOHOL DOMINATES"With 15 percent alcohol, this wine is not well balanced."
Dr Hermann 'Dr H' Riesling 2018 image
Dr Hermann 'Dr H' Riesling 2018
Posted Apr 30, 2020[Verified]
DELIGHTFUL AND DELICIOUS"Sweet with lingering, bright acidity. Notes of peach and honey with great, mouthwatering length. A real treat for the senses!"
Tortoise Creek 'Le Charmel' Rhone Syrah/Grenache 2016 image
Tortoise Creek 'Le Charmel' Rhone Syrah/Grenache 2016
Posted Jul 22, 2019[Verified]
A WINE FOR ALL SEASONS"At 13% ALC, this wine pairs very well with summer or winter fare. A great value!"
Quinta do Vale Meao 'Meandro' Red Blend 2016 image
Quinta do Vale Meao 'Meandro' Red Blend 2016
Posted Apr 26, 2019[Verified]
A LOVELY BLEND!"Flavorful, delicious, and well balanced. Great for sipping or with food."
Gini 'La Frosca' Soave Classico 2015 image
Gini 'La Frosca' Soave Classico 2015
Posted Apr 19, 2019[Verified]
SIMPLY SUPERB
Hugel 'Cuvee Les Amours' Pinot Blanc 2015 image
Hugel 'Cuvee Les Amours' Pinot Blanc 2015
Posted Jul 29, 2018[Verified]
SMOOTH AND REFRESHING"A delightful mix of fruit and herbal flavors. Very nice length."
Vilalva Reserva Douro 2015 image
Vilalva Reserva Douro 2015
Posted Jul 22, 2018[Verified]
GREAT TASTE, GREAT VALUE"Can also be served slightly chilled."
Argiolas 'Costamolino' Vermentino 2017 image
Argiolas 'Costamolino' Vermentino 2017
Posted Jul 10, 2018
TOTALLY REFRESHING!"A delightful, zesty wine with light flavors and lingering citrus and mint. Love it !"
Chateau Simard St Emilion 2006 image
Chateau Simard St Emilion 2006
Posted Jul 7, 2018[Verified]
VERY SMOOTH"A very pleasant, flavorful, and drinkable Merlot-based wine. Unmistakenly French with just enough tannic structure to pair with food or cheese."
Les Lauzeraies 'Tavel' Rose 2017 image
Les Lauzeraies 'Tavel' Rose 2017
Posted Jul 5, 2018
MY NEW FAVORITE SUMMER WINE!"Well-balanced, offering fruit and minerality, this wine will make you feel like summer on the Côte d’Azur. Stunning with summer fare or as an afternoon sipper. A great value."
E. Guigal 'Blanc' Cotes du Rhone Blanc 2016 image
E. Guigal 'Blanc' Cotes du Rhone Blanc 2016
Posted May 30, 2018[Verified]
PLEASURE AND BALANCE"Subtly floral with notes of pineapple, an excellent value and a delightful wine to sip or pair with lighter fare and cheese."
Fleurs de Prairie Rose 2017 image
Fleurs de Prairie Rose 2017
Posted May 23, 2018[Verified]
A PERFECT SUMMER SIPPER"Floral on the nose with notes of grapefruit and lime on the palate, this wine is very refreshing when well-chilled. A lovely wine for a warm summer afternoon."
Austin Hope's Troublemaker Red Blend image
Austin Hope's Troublemaker Red Blend
Posted May 22, 2018[Verified]
JAM AND CHOCOLATE"This wine is bold, fruity, and powerful. The fruit-forward flavors are somewhat lacking in subtlety and balance, but the style definitely provides decadent pleasure."
Domaine Lafage Bastide 'Miraflors' Rouge 2015 image
Domaine Lafage Bastide 'Miraflors' Rouge 2015
Posted May 22, 2018[Verified]
VERY WELL BALANCED"Smooth, drinkable with or without food. This wine lacks depth, but is nonetheless very pleasing on the palate. An excellent value. I will order more."
William Fevre 'Champs Royaux' Chablis 2016 image
William Fevre 'Champs Royaux' Chablis 2016
Posted Apr 17, 2018
SUCH AN ELEGANT CHARDONNAY!"A bright, light, mouth-watering gem. Refreshing as a sipper and even better with food."
Moulin Touchais Coteaux du Layon 1997 image
Moulin Touchais Coteaux du Layon 1997
Posted Feb 21, 2018[Verified]
EXQUISITE!"This nectar of the gods is exquisitely decadent - a rich golden color with notes of honey, apricot, dried pineapple and a hint of bitter almond on the finish. Sweet and luscious. I will definitely purchase more."
Charles & Charles Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah 2015 image
Charles & Charles Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah 2015
Posted Feb 8, 2018[Verified]
GREAT VALUE, GREAT TASTE!"This wine has nice berry notes and medium tannins, with a peppery zing from the Syrah. Delicious for sipping or with meat. A winner with our winter venison stew!"
Hugel Gentil Alsace Blend 2016 image
Hugel Gentil Alsace Blend 2016
Posted Feb 5, 2018[Verified]
DELIGHTFUL!"This wine is light and refreshing with a soft mouth feel, medium acidity, and lovely fruit aromas. A very versatile wine for all seasons."
Flegenheimer Bros Paisant Red Grenache/Shiraz 2015 image
Flegenheimer Bros Paisant Red Grenache/Shiraz 2015
Posted Feb 5, 2018[Verified]
HIGH ALCOHOL"This wine is fruity on the nose, but not well balanced. The alcohol leaves a burning sensation and there is a very short finish."
Barons de Rothschild 'Legende' Reserve Speciale Blanc 2016 image
Barons de Rothschild 'Legende' Reserve Speciale Blanc 2016
Posted Jan 29, 2018[Verified]
GREAT VALUE"Pleasant acidity and smooth mouth feel, pairs well with chicken and lighter fare."
Domaine Michel Bregeon Muscadet Sevre et Maine 2015 image
Domaine Michel Bregeon Muscadet Sevre et Maine 2015
Posted Dec 22, 2017[Verified]
DELIGHTFUL WINE!"Refreshing with a subtle hint of salinity and a soft mouth feel. Fabulous when well chilled."
Clelia Romano 'Colli di Lapio' Fiano di Avellino 2016 image
Clelia Romano 'Colli di Lapio' Fiano di Avellino 2016
Posted Dec 10, 2017
THIS WINE DELIVERS!"Recommended to me by a Certified Sommelier, this wine beautifully fulfills its description with soft, long-lasting flavors and textures."
Michel Gassier 'Cercius' Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2015 image
Michel Gassier 'Cercius' Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2015
Posted Dec 1, 2017
SMOOTH AND TASTY"This wine is very drinkable and well-balanced with smooth tannins and lots of flavor."
Altos Las Hormigas Malbec 2020 image
Altos Las Hormigas Malbec 2020
Posted Nov 28, 2017[Verified]
DISAPPOINTING"Lacked the smoothness I was hoping for in an Argentine Malbec."
Celler Can Blau Can Blau 2014 image
Celler Can Blau Can Blau 2014
Posted Nov 25, 2017
LUSCIOUS!"A great wine for cold weather. Rich, fruity, and warm. Pairs beautifully with Manchego."
Sartarelli 'Tralivio' Verdicchio Classico 2015 image
Sartarelli 'Tralivio' Verdicchio Classico 2015
Posted Oct 9, 2017
CREAMY AND FRAGRANT"Nice acidity and texture. Aromas of honey and stone fruit. Delicious, refreshing, and satisfying with food or as a sipper."
Carmine Monastrell 2009 image
Carmine Monastrell 2009
Posted Jul 4, 2017
BOLD AND WELL-BALANCED"Lovely smoky notes and fruit flavors."
Valckenberg Gewurztraminer 2015 image
Valckenberg Gewurztraminer 2015
Posted Jul 2, 2017
A REAL CROWD-PLEASER"Fragrant with beautiful texture and flowery notes."
Clelia Romano 'Colli di Lapio' Fiano di Avellino 2015 image
Clelia Romano 'Colli di Lapio' Fiano di Avellino 2015
Posted Jun 12, 2017[Verified]
SMOOTH AND REFRESHING"This is a wonderfully flavorful wine for any season. Pairs well with food. Great as a chilled summer sipper."
Marques de Riscal 'Blanco' Rueda 2020 image
Marques de Riscal 'Blanco' Rueda 2020
Posted Mar 19, 2017[Verified]
RICH, AROMATIC, ZESTY, AND REFRESHING. AN EXCELLENT VALUE.
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