The 2012 Honig Bartolucci Vineyard has stolen my heart! This is my new go to Cabernet in the $70-$110 price point hands down. I opened the sample bottle on Tuesday and had a glass to see how it was showing and it was great, but I knew it had much more to offer me. I […]Read more "2012 Honig Bartolucci Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley"
2005 Dark Matter Zinfandel Howell Mountain is a luscious 2005 Zinfandel and the inaugural vintage of Dark Matter. This Never before released wine is an explosion of dark berries and white pepper, characteristics offered by the terroir of our “Four Sisters” Howell Mountain property. The aromas are seamlessly integrated with seductive tannins and enticing intensity flavors set their zinfandel apart from any […]Read more "Dark Matter"
Well, after going through not one but 5 full allocations, and close to half the total production, I have been given more of the 2010 Noemi Cabernet. In fact we had so many reorders and sold so much of this excellent Cabernet that the winery pulled out some of the ’09 from thier cellar for […]Read more "2010 Noemi Cabernet Sauvignon"
The 2007 Saxon Brown Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley is singing right now! |KM 94| The 2007 vintage has a dark, opaque, deep garnet color. A core of rich, dark fruit with notes of mocha, brown spice, dark chocolate, sweet pipe tobacco and sweet coffee aromas are followed by flavors of very rich, very elegant, incredible complexity. […]Read more "Saxon Brown Cabernet Sauvignon"
2011 Noemi Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley |95| This is an unbelievable wine – perhaps the finest Noemi Cabernet to date! Aromas of boysenberries, black cherries and camphor emanate from the glass. A silky smooth texture and mouthfeel with flavors of rich red raspberries, black plums, toffee and a touch of cocoa are complemented by hints […]Read more "2011 Noemi Cabernet"
The 2008 Frederic Magnien ‘Genevrieres’ Meursault 1er Cru Burgundy comes from heart of Meursault’s premier crus. ‘Genevrières’ has clay-rich soils that give it extra weight and texture. When you combine that with a vintage that’s already rich and endowed with great depth, and you have a supple and seductive Meursault! These stellar bottles of vintage Premier Cru […]Read more "2008 1er Cru White Burgundy"
The 2012 Keller Estate ‘La Cruz Vineyard’ Pinot Gris Sonoma Coast draws in an intense amount of minerality from their ancient sea bed soils, and as such makes for a very intense Alsatian style wine. The yields on their Pinot Gris are kept very low and the fruit is allowed to hang longer to allow for […]Read more "Keller Estate’s 2012 Pinot Gris"