Saturday, April 22, 2006

Fusee Syrah 2003

I've bought this wine several times before and for $6, it is a great everyday wine. Now, on sale for $3.99 as it was yesterday, it is case worthy! So I picked up another dozen bottles. Fusee goes down so smoothly. It has hints of raspberries, blackberries, and dark chocolate. The taste is not overpowering. We paired it with steak but it could easily go with Mexican food as well.

I tihnk some people tend to stay away from buyer-blenders and that is too bad. Don Sebastiani and Sons make a great wine without going through the trouble of growing their own grapes. As Negociants they can pick up oddball lots of less-popular grapes and mix up some very interesting blends.

So far I have had the Syrah and the Chardonnay. If you have expensive taste on a minuscule budget go ahead and pick up a bottle. Don't worry about the screwcap either! That just means you can drink it anywhere!