Tasting notes from our Weekly Free Tasting (WFT) for May 10th, 2014:
You know who likes wine? YOUR MOM.
In honor of moms everywhere, a musical guide to choosing that perfect bottle of Mother’s Little Helper.
Wolfberger Riesling, Alsace, France, 2012 $19.99
Q: I love this Riesling! If I keep it for myself, will mom be mad at me?
A: Here’s LL Cool J with your mom’s response : “Mama said knock you out.”
Calstar Pinot Meunier Rosé, Russian River Valley, California, 2013 $24.99
Q: What kind of wine should I serve for your mom’s brunch?
A: Elvis once had this to say: “Mama liked the Rosés.”
Thomas Goss Shiraz, McLaren Vale, Australia, 2012 $29.99
Q: How should my mom store this wine at home?
A: Glenn Danzig suggests: “Mama; can you keep them in the dark for life?”
Le Dog de Jean Marc Merlot, d’Oc, France, 2010 $16.99
Q: What should I pair with this wine at my mom’s celebratory dinner?
A: Take Tupac’s advice: “When I was young, me and my mama had beef.”