Posts Categorized: Wine

Row 503 Pinot Noir

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The 2014 Row 503 Pinot Noir is a great under $20 deal.  It has forward notes of berry, dark fruits and spice. On the palate, the wine has good weight and balance, with structure to suggest continued enjoyment down the road.

Les Genets Chuselan CDR

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Wine with a deep glossy black and beautiful light robe. The aromatic expression is powerful and concentrated with no excess on a fruity style. In the mouth the wine is quick and dense on its youth and the tannins are bold and tasty. The wine is warm and powerful and it can age well, will… Read more »

Antidoto 2013 Tempranillo

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‘Antidoto’ is the project of Bertrand Sourdais, who has a parallel existence running his family’s Chinon property in the Loire Valley (Domaine de Pallus). Bertrand’s partner in ‘Antidoto’ is David Hernando, a wine pro local to Soria, and working with his wife, Olga Escudero, Bertrand will soon release two wines under the ‘Dominio de Es’… Read more »

St Innocent 2012 Pinot Noir

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Momtazi Vineyard is located in the McMinnville AVA, 7 miles west of McMinnville, Oregon. The grapes for this wine come from four blocks at the top of the vineyard on steep, exposed and windblown hillsides. Planted in 1999 and 2004 on thin, poor soils, the vines have a south and SW exposure at an elevation… Read more »

Perrin Cotes du Rhone Reserve

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Classic Côtes du Rhône. Fruity and fleshy with beautiful tannins, it’s a great everyday wine made almost exclusively from our Grand Prébois vineyards (for the Grenache) and our Vinsobres vineyards (for the Syrah). A beautiful wine you should always have!

Willm Pinot Blanc 2014

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“Our wines are carefully and traditionally vinified, respecting the raw materials and all the work carried out upstream on the vines. Slow, gentle pressing and temperature-controlled fermentation. At every stage, we intervene as little as possible to limit handling and preserve the fruit’s integrity. The character of every grape variety, every different quality is thus… Read more »

Le Lecciaia Rosso di Montalcino

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Rosso di Montalcino is found in the same defined area as its bigger brother, the Brunello di Montalcino DOCG. Both are situated in the heart of Tuscany, in central Italy. This DOC was created in 1984 in order to make the most of the fruit from younger vines of new plantings. The idea was to… Read more »

Qupe Syrah

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This is a pretty classic bottling of our Central Coast Syrah, our 31st consecutive vintage! The cooler climate grapes lend a savory, spicy character with refreshing acidity and balanced alcohol. The warmer climate grapes give the wine a more forward fruit character and add suppleness and earlier drinkability.

Galerie Pleinair Cabernet Sauvignon

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“Beautiful red fruit layers of strawberry jam, raspberry and cherry with nuances of white pepper, tobacco leave and licorice. Velvety mouth feel with a tannin filled, fruit concentrated, long finish. Nice and balanced with natural acidity that promises many years to enjoy.” – Winemaker Laura Díaz Muñoz

Chateau D’Aqueria Tavel 2014

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Grenache-based rose from the Tavel region of the Cotes-du-Rhone.  Full-bodied but very dry finish.  Tastes of summer melons, strawberries and hints of orange rind.