Wine Sage Review


Cleveland has a new five-star restaurant that is was discovered yesterday on the way to Chagrin Falls for happy hour.  CRU Uncorked = WONDERFUL is a one-word description! Opened by the former CEO of Eaton, located off the beaten path away from the freeway exits, it is nestled at the corner of Som Center road and Chagrin Blvd, yet still close enough to 271/Chagrin exit for out-of-towners. This is our Cleveland's newsest five star restaurant, in my opinion. Sparing no expense and resembling a French chateau or high-end winery, the exterior is not just surface presentation, but an introduction to the delights to be found inside. We enjoyed glasses of Silver

I decided an overall summary of what I learned in Washington would be useful. Washington is known for apples.  Now that I’ve traversed the state tasting their wine, the apple profile is similar to the wine.  A ripe Red Delicious apple has sweetness with tart fruit taste, and so does the standard Washington wine. There’s a sweet-tart type of taste to all the wines. Like Oregon, the wines are very bright, acidic, and crisp. The fruit is underneath and rarely with fruit-forward intensity. Fruit flavors are commonly bright cherry, bright raspberry, or citrusy lime and lemon, pineapple and granny smith apples. I learned that the red profile is unique.  Cabernets from

Visiting Virginia and of course had to try the wine. Stopped by Cave Ridge winery on the way back to the resort I was staying at in Shenandoah valley. Cave Ridge winery is a lovely off-the-main-road secluded place with a great venue for relaxing wine tasting. Thoroughly enjoyed the outdoor setting and view of the Fall turning leaves that covered the vineyard and the rolling hills scene. Challenging one Carlene in however it led to a beautiful covered patio in the secluded woods. Tasted mostly the reds and enjoyed the red silk Cabernet Sauvignon and the Petite Verdot. all the wines were easy drinking sipping wines but the

I just love this wine. Imported into Ohio by Akron's Bottle to Glass (B2G), this wine is unfortunately going out due to the winemakers retirement. We still have three to four cases of various years Jammy and fruity vs intense tannin and acid, this cab is truly a Sonoma lighter drinking cab vs Napa cab, but I love it. P paired it with a Cabernet of wine, brown sugar and butter, and five reduced Vidalia onions and fresh Rosemary. Rubbed fresh Rosemary onto the pork and then seared it, then put it in the oven to finish in a cast iron skillet. When done added it